Object ID 000318
Object Name Silliamanite apothecary crucible
Object Desc White Silliamanite apothecary crucible. Used for pouring motlen liquids. Silliamanite mined exclusively in CA by Champion Spark Plug Co. until 1942.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY000293
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Bay View Pharmacy
Start Year Range
End Year Range 1942
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords Champion Spark Plug Co.,drug stores,crucibles,siliamanite,pharmacy,
Title Silliamanite apothecary crucible
Description Small white Silliamanite porcelain apothecary crucible with spout.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details Crucible is 1.5 inches tall, 4 inches long and 3 inches wide (across opening of bowl)
Place of Origin
Maker Champion Spark Plug Co.
Maker Details Mined exclusively in CA until 1942.
Date FEB 19,2013
Summary Good Condition
Assessor Katherine Dickey
Notes Moderate discoloration on inside of crucible and some black spotting along rim of container. Some discoloration and spotting on outside of crucible., large red paint (?) mark on the bottom of the conainter.
Date APR 3,2013
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Bay View Pharmacy from Second Floor Bathroom - automatic entry by admin