4-part One-egg Coddler

Object Name: 
4-part One-egg Coddler

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Object Name: 
4-part One-egg Coddler
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(a) H: 8.7 cm, D: 6.7 cm, W: 7 cm; (b) H: 8.9 cm, W: 7.1 cm, D: 7.1 cm
Not on Display
about 1930
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass "Durax" with pale yellow cast, aluminum colored metal locking strip; cup and lid each pressed in a mold. (A) Lid: disc-shape with slightly domed top decorated with narrow concentric rings surrounding center ground impression (which central point of metal strip fits into); underside has short, straight, deeply inset flange, in center is low relief trademark; molded trademark in relief on underside of lid: circle within a square; around interior edge of circle "Schott & Gen./Jena'er Glas, in center: "Durax"; bowl has thick, flat lip, deep walls that taper in to rounded base supported by four small solid angular feet that rest on their points; overall mold marks; lid is attached to cup by means of a thin metal strip (probably aluminum) bent in an "M" shape that serves as a handle as well as a clip; (B) original cardboard box is stapled together; top flap has trademark in white ink, front side has line drawing depiction of coddler enclosing a stylized egg; printed sheet of instructions of yellow and black ink on white paper includes description, recipes in German, illustrations.
Barry Friedman Ltd., Source
The Baushaus: Masters and Students
Barry Friedman Ltd. 1988 through 1988
Recent Important Acquisitions, 31 (1989) illustrated, pp. 112-113, #35; BIB# AI23357