Retort

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Object Name: 
Retort
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
89.3.14
Dimensions: 
Overall H (max): 13.2 cm, L: 37.8 cm, Diam: 8.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1890
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass, blown. “J”-shape with cylindrical ground stem flaring into a globular bowl with a long cylindrical tapering tube coming off the upper shoulder. Acid stamped “KAVALIER E S A BOHEMIA AUSTRIA“.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Alchemy: Magic, Myth or Science?
Venue(s)
Bruce Museum 2009-09-26 through 2010-01-03