Catalogue Number: 2410
Heavy blue glass pedestal eye bath
Sub-Category: Eye baths, bottles, jars
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1930's
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Germany
Publisher/Manufacturer: Ernst Witter Glass Factory
Description Of Item: Unmarked heavy blue glass eye bath with facetted baluster stem and folded rim. H: 6.6 x W:4.0 x D 3.9cm.
Historical Significance: Sturrock: Eye Baths, Millstream Books, 2012, attributes this style of eye bath to the Ernst Witter Glass Factory in Unterneubrunn, Thuringia.
How Acquired: Purchased by Kett Museum
Date Acquired: April 2014
Condition: Poor; cracks to rim
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 18