Forming Block

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Object Name: 
Forming Block
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
97.7.11
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.7 cm, W: 9.9 cm, L: 15 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Glass Works
Primary Description: 
Metal; cast. Concave hemispherical shape with ring at base, bolt and threaded rod fit into cylindrical shaft on side.
Provenance: 
Corning Inc., Former Collection
1997
Technique: 
Inscription: 
3 1/2
Mark
on bottom