- 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.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Physical Description
- ceramic (overall material)
- overall -largest: 4 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in; 11.43 cm x 8.89 cm x 9.525 cm
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- Credit Line
- Gift of Schrader's Pharmacy, through Harry L. Schrader
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- Medicine and Science: Medicine
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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