Drip Adaptor

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Object Name: 
Drip Adaptor
Accession Number: 
98.4.226
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.1 cm, Diam: 16.6 cm, L: 17.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1965-1971
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; stainless steel; black plastic; mold-blown, by machine; screen printed; a) globular shaped bowl; black plastic piece with handles fit over rim; handles opposite each other and are flat and rectangular shaped; rim has inner ledge for (missing) cover to rest on; body rounds out to shoulder then tapers in, measuring marks "8/6/4" and "P-118/MADE IN U.S.A." printed in black onto side; circular metal base with ring foot, six equally spaced rectangular bumps on exterior of metal base; channel between foot and base on underside, flat base perforated with eight tiny holes; b) cylindrical shaped basket; three equally spaced rectangular indentations just under edge of rim; sides of rim straight then taper in; body cylindrical, three raised bumps at top of body, each one under a rim indentation; flat circular base, base has concentric circles of perforated holes except at the center, which is plain; c) circular shaped valve; knob on tall stem; knob has flat rectangular shape with a flared out then tapered in base; stem gradually tapers out to bottom; bottom of stem flares out into raised center of circular shallow dish; sides of dish are straight up; outer edge of base flat; center molded in to form raised portion of dish and stem, "2" molded into it.
Provenance: 
Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management, Former Collection