Steam Lead

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Object Name: 
Steam Lead
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2016.8.370
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 28.9 cm, W: 4.7 cm, D: 2.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1880-1980
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Science Museum, London
Primary Description: 
Steam Lead. Colorless glass; blown. Narrow tube opens into wider section with matte band and rounded shoulder, which tapers in to cylindrical neck with rounded rim; interior of neck is matte. Short horizontal tube attached to longer tube near its neck. End of longer bent tube is tapered.
Provenance: 
Science Museum, Source
2016-10-12
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
B19
inscription
Stamped on upper body above frosted area blue
B19 / ST2/2 / MADE IN / QUICKFIT / ENGLAND
inscription
Stamped on neck, below rim "B19" blue, all other parts white; "ST2/2" above circular insignia containing remainder of inscription