Hessian Crucible


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.This example is one of a set of five.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Schrader's Pharmacy, through Harry L. Schrader

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.302607.076Accession Number: 302607Catalog Number: 302607.076

Object Name: Cruciblecrucible

Physical Description: ceramic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6 3/4 in x 5 3/4 in x 5 in; 17.145 cm x 14.605 cm x 12.7 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-9f00-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1424859

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