Unknown

Unidentified

Accession Number: 2013.ch.7

Instrument Name: Unknown

Description:

This piece consists of a glass flask in the shape of a tube with two bulbs. Inside the flask are a number of small glass tubes arranged in a helix, each open to the air at both ends. In the centre of each bulb three more tubes are set inside the flask, each open to the air on both ends. The flask is set with glass tubes on a square base.

Primary Materials: Glass

Markings:

On a piece of tape on the base: “Chem 390C”

Dimensions (cm): Height = 43, Length = 17, Width = 17

Function:

Unknown; possibly regulation of a liquid’s temperature.

Condition:

Excellent. Apart from minor dust and residue, this piece exhibits no damage.

Provenance:

Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto

Donated to UTSIC: Yes