Flat Glass Sample in Frame

Object Name: 
Flat Glass Sample in Frame

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Object Name: 
Flat Glass Sample in Frame
Accession Number: 
2001.4.96
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 20.5 cm, L: 20.3 cm, Th: 2.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1973
Credit Line: 
Gift of Harry Miles
Primary Description: 
Square piece of transparent gold-tinted reflective glass; metal. Industrial plate glass technique. Appears to be two pieces of glass encased together in the metal frame. The sample is transparent and yet able to reflect on image perfectly at the same time. The whole sample has a gold-ambery tint to it. The metal frame is unembellished and is a silver, metal-grey colour.
Provenance: 
Miles, Harry, Source
2001-08-30
Inscription: 
S/12/ASG/TRU-THERM
Inscription
Acid etched L.R. corner
10% GOLD ON CLEAR/(PURE-24 CARAT GOLD)/ASG-ABOUT 1973
Label
rectangular paper label