Hessian Crucible

Description:

Hessian crucibles are usually reddish in color, triangular in shape, inexpensive, and able to withstand strong reagents and high temperatures. The form originated in the Hesse region of Germany at an early date and remained popular throughout the nineteenth century.

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-06463Catalog Number: M-06463Accession Number: 175130

Object Name: Crucible

Measurements: overall: 3 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 5/8 in; 8.89 cm x 6.985 cm x 6.6675 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-76f3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1415820

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