4 Reference Standards for Calibrating Instrumentation used for Glass Analyses

Object Name: 
4 Reference Standards for Calibrating Instrumentation used for Glass Analyses

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Object Name: 
4 Reference Standards for Calibrating Instrumentation used for Glass Analyses
Accession Number: 
2018.8.3
Dimensions: 
(a) H: 1.4 cm, W: 6 cm; (b) H: 1.3 cm, W: 2.8 cm; (c) H: 1 cm, W: 4.8 cm; (d) H: 1.9 cm, W: 2.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1964
Primary Description: 
4 Reference Standards for Calibrating Instrumentation used for Glass Analyses. (a) Soda-lime glass. Roughly rectangular piece of transparent blue glass appearing black. (b) Soda-lime glass. Roughly triangular piece of transparent blue glass appearing black. (c) Lead-barium glass Roughly triangular piece of transparent blue glass appearing black. (d) Potash glass with light lime. Boot-shaped piece of transparent green glass appearing black.
Provenance: 
Corning Museum of Glass Conservation Department, Source
2018-01-11
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
A
inscription
Painted one side of fragment in yellow
CORNING MUSEUM OF GLASS A
label
Affixed one side of fragment white rectangular paper label with printed Corning Museum of Glass logo and hand-written letter "A" in blue ink
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 2) (1999) pp. 7, 529-542; BIB# 61154