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86/3357 Retort, copper, Milne Bros, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, date unknown, used by Tooth & Co Limited, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Click to enlarge.

Copper retort used by Tooth & Co Limited

Made
A copper retort (still), made of copper, which consists of a pie-shaped body with a hole in the centre top with a lip with threading around the edge. On one side of retort is another hole with threading around the lip. Retort has makers marks impressed on the other side which read, 'MILNE BROS / MAKER / SYDNEY'. the funnel is held in place y a collar.

Summary

Object No.

86/3357

Object Statement

Retort, copper, Milne Bros, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, date unknown, used by Tooth & Co Limited, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Physical Description

A copper retort (still), made of copper, which consists of a pie-shaped body with a hole in the centre top with a lip with threading around the edge. On one side of retort is another hole with threading around the lip. Retort has makers marks impressed on the other side which read, 'MILNE BROS / MAKER / SYDNEY'. the funnel is held in place y a collar.

Marks

see parts

Dimensions

Height

320 mm

Width

470 mm

Depth

320 mm

Production

Notes

This copper retort was made by Milne Bros, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, date unknown.

History

Notes

This copper retort was used by Tooth and Co., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Tooth & Company Ltd under the Australian Government's Tax Incentives for the Arts Scheme, 1986

Acquisition Date

31 December 1986

Cite this Object

Harvard

Copper retort used by Tooth & Co Limited 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 19 August 2022, <https://ma.as/63235>

Wikipedia

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