Moor's Head (replica)

Moor's Head (replica)

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Description
This replica of a sixteenth-century moor’s head is inscribed “RPM” and “Eichner Bronze.” It was commissioned by Robert P. Multhauf, historian of chemistry and the curator at the new National Museum of History and Technology, and made by L. C. Eichner Instruments, in Clifton, N.J.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Moor's Head (Distillation Apparatus)
date made
ca. 1963
maker
Eichner, Laurits Christian
place made
United States: New Jersey, Clifton
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 12 in; 27.94 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
CH.323662
catalog number
323662
accession number
252311
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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