Liebig Condenser

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Object Name: 
Liebig Condenser
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2016.8.163
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 34.4 cm, Diam (max): 8.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1880-1980
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Science Museum, London
Primary Description: 
Liebig Condenser. Colorless glass; flameworked. Condenser consisting of short tube with angled opening and matte stopper-style finish on bottom portion. Short tube opens into similarly-sized inner tube, which opens again into cylindrical neck, which tapers in and then extends into cylindrical opening with rounded rim. Inner tube surrounded by wider cylindrical tube with bulbous shoulders. Two tubes attached to outer wall: one near base and one near top, which bends in and slightly downward.
Provenance: 
Science Museum, Source
2016-10-12
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
MADE IN / QUICKFIT / ENGLAND / C1/12
inscription
Stamped central tube near top white; words in circular logo with "C1/12" stamped below; solid white rectangle below inscription
B19/26
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Stamped near bottom blue; white circular logo above inscription
B19/26
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Stamped neck near rim blue; white circular logo above inscription