One piece hand blown clear glass cup with bulbous bottom and smaller opening.
Number Of Parts
Collected by Maryanne Szuck and Alice Roeder.
Storage Room 0010
Unit Of Measure
Bulb is 5.4 cm diameter
shows minor wear
Dry cupping was popular in the 19th century; warmed cups would be applied to bring blood up to the surface; lamps, syringes and / or stop-cocks were often included in cupping sets to help create a vacuum
Collected by Maryanne Szuck and sister Alice Roeder, a retired nurse. The large collection was made up of invalid feeders, hot water bottles, and urinals.
Glass cupping cup, which consists of a hand-blown cup with a round open top and lip; the sides of the cup are rounded and the bottom is somewhat bulbous; there is a flat section on the base, which allows the cup to sit upright