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Author Topic: Very thin glass hollow elephant... a bit strange  (Read 2116 times)

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Offline chopin-liszt

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Re: Very thin glass hollow elephant... a bit strange
« Reply #10 on: June 21, 2011, 03:13:16 PM »
Not just chemistry and engineering departments in unis, Frank - you'll find glassblowers probably spend most of their time on the biochemical sciences' bits and bobs!
So hospitals with reseach and teaching facilities should be included with unis.

(I can remember taking boxes of broken bits to the glassblower.)
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Offline Anik R

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Re: Very thin glass hollow elephant... a bit strange
« Reply #11 on: January 12, 2017, 05:32:58 PM »
Some interesting information regarding the elephant was shared by Coupsdestylo in another thread:  here.

It appears it's a small bottle used by Mampe.

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Re: Very thin glass hollow elephant... a bit strange
« Reply #13 on: May 18, 2017, 03:56:49 AM »
There were other styles of Mampe elephant bottles:  Mampe bottle library   :)

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Re: Very thin glass hollow elephant... a bit strange
« Reply #14 on: May 18, 2017, 06:17:03 AM »
When I contacted the museum they were unaware of the maker but did mention there was also a racing car bottle made, but they don't have one.
Frank you are right a trained scientific glassblower.
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Re: Very thin glass hollow elephant... a bit strange
« Reply #15 on: May 19, 2017, 12:01:14 AM »
That web site is brilliant Anik! Might get to ID a few more in the zoo now :)

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