Pear-shaped flask with flat bottom and long neck, probably made of Nonsol, a brand of borosilicate glass that was developed by the Whitall Tatum Company and introduced to market in 1902.

Ref: Arthur H. Thomas, Laboratory Apparatus and Reagents (Philadelphia, 1921), p. 283.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: George Washington University. School of Pharmacy

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-11022.001Accession Number: 259201Catalog Number: M-11022.001

Object Name: Flask, Volumetric

Physical Description: glass, ?, transparent (overall material)Measurements: overall: 13 1/4 in x 6 in x 6 in; 33.655 cm x 15.24 cm x 15.24 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-5e37-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_721580

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