Made of hand-blown glass, this retort was an instrument used in chemistry in the finest laboratories of the mid-to-late nineteenth century. It features a long stem with a bulbous-shaped end. This unique piece would make an interesting object for decorative display.
Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Approx. overall 4¾" high x 22½" long x 7½" deep
Approx. overall 12cm high x 57cm long x 19cm deep