Green glass pedestal eye bath

Catalogue Number: 2320
Green glass pedestal eye bath
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Eye baths, bottles, jars
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1915
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: Green moulded glass eye bath of heavy pedestal form with fluted tapering octagonal stem. No markings. 43mm W x 65mm H.
Historical Significance: Sturrock, Eye Baths, Millstream Books, 2012, attributes this form as an early production of the Canton Glass company, USA, who later made the 'John Bull' eye baths.
How Acquired: Purchased by Kett Museum
Date Acquired: 25.10.2013
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 18

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