Blow Iron

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Object Name: 
Blow Iron
Maker(s): 
Accession Number: 
84.7.26 B
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 137 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1930-1969
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Glass Works, Lighting Division
Primary Description: 
Silver, black metal with plaster, rubber. Long hollow rod with at one end, widening to a funnel-like shape at blowing end; composition rubber-like handle next to mouthpiece covering metal rod about a fifth of its length.
Provenance: 
Corning Inc., Former Collection
1984-07
Corning Glass Works, Lighting Division, Source
1984-07