Bottle iron; Unknown maker; Unknown; CR1977.143

Name/Title

Bottle iron

About this object

Bottle iron consisting of an iron rod with different size rings at both ends. Bottle irons were used to crack tops of bottles to make jars. The heated bottle was plunged into cold water to finish the process.

Maker

Unknown maker

Maker Role

Unknown

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

Iron

Measurements

L 510mm x Dia 91mm; Dia 93mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Tools

Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Glassmaking equipment

Object number

CR1977.143

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