Cucurbit and Head

Unknown Maker


late 18th century

Overall: 14 15/16 × 9 13/16 in. (38 × 25 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College



Place Made: United States, North America



Object Name

Scientific Instrument

Research Area

Scientific Instrument

Scientific Instrument: Chemistry

Not on view

Course History

History 63.02, Reading Artifacts: The Material Culture of Science, Whitney Barlow Robles, Spring 2023

Exhibition History

Joseph Priestley House, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, 1976-1985.

Publication History

David Pantalony, Richard L. Kremer, Francis J. Manasek, Study, Measure, Experiment: Stories of Scientific Instruments at Dartmouth College, Norwich, Vermont: Terra Nova Press, 2005, p. 10, ill.


Medical School, Dartmouth College; catalogued for the Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, 2002.

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