Early 'Double Gourd' Soda Syphon
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A fine, large, early English soda syphon of double gourd form surmounted by a pewter cap and tap and applied with a metal wire mesh net to the body, stamped 'British Syphon Company London'. Circa 1890.
Widely known as a Seltzogenes or Gazogenes. The bottom sphere would have contained the water and the top housed a mixture of bicarbonate of soda and tartaric acid.
COMPOSITION: Glass & Pewter
DIMENSIONS: (H) 500mm
CONDITION: Small part of the wire mesh is missing (Please see the picture)
PERIOD: Late 19th C
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE DELIVERY. DELIVERY/COLLECTION MUST BE PURCHASED/ORGANISED SEPARATE TO ITEM PURCHASE.
PRODUCT CODE: 0266