Clear glass eye bath

Catalogue Number: 2926
Clear glass eye bath
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Eye baths, bottles, jars
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1930
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Thuringia, Germany
Description Of Item: Clear glass eye bath of bowl form on conical foot. Thick walled bowl with cut and polished lip. No marks. Small chips at inner rim. Dimensions 60 x 45 mm.
Historical Significance: Sturrock, Eye Baths, 2012, Millstream Books, attributes this form of eye bath to any of several factories near Ilmenau, Thuringia, Germany in the first half of the 20th Century.
How Acquired: Donated by Pamela R Sutton
Date Acquired: July 2016
Condition: Good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 18

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