Thunberg Stopper

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Object Name: 
Thunberg Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2016.8.404
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.8 cm, Diam (max) 4.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1950-1965
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Science Museum, London
Primary Description: 
Thunberg Stopper. Colorless glass; flameworked. Hollow stopper in the form of an upside-down "J" shape. End of tube is rounded. End of shaft is open and exterior is matte. Circular hole in wall of shaft.
Provenance: 
Science Museum, Source
2016-10-12
McLachlan, Former Collection
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
BC 31 / MADE IN / QUICKFIT / ENGLAND / B19
inscription
Stamped side of tube abover frosted area white; "MADE IN QUICKFIT ENGLAND" inside circular insignia