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apothecary's still retort limbeck alembic

Description

An apothecary's still; earthenware; pale beige fabric, wheel-turned; slightly flattened round base narrowing towards neck; top of vessel turned over and extension applied to form a large condensing spout; neck opening let into top of vessel; decorative double rim; neck interior with clear glaze; dirty, blackened on base and side below spout.

  • Measurements

  • Length

    51 cm (spout to neck)

  • Height

    40 cm (approx.)

  • Diameter

    24 cm (approx.) 6 cm (neck)