997.14.1: Crucible

Additional Images

997.14.1: Crucible.
Image No. 1793 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Thin walled cup shape with flat bottom, iron based material. Exterior surfaces discoloured with accretions adhering to interior surfaces. Crucible may have had a lid which is missing.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 997.14.1
Collection: Pharmacy-ware

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 3.5 cm
  • Diameter: 3.9 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • iron

Acquisition Detail

  • Owner: Dr. W. H. Sutherland
  • History of Use: Vessel for exposing substances to intense heat.