Straight sided bowl

A straight sided bowl made from compression moulded unfilled phenol formaldehyde probably moulded as a sample in the 1930s. It is an unusual sample of unfilled PF, showing its translucence and glassy brittleness. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
Designer

Manufacturer

Country
Germany
Date
1937 (circa)
Dimensions
height 52 mm, diameter 80 mm
Materials
plastic , PF , phenol formaldehyde (unfilled), bakelite - generic term
Colour
Object Number
PHSL : 181
Inscription
handwritten label: "(German) UNFILLED P-F c1937" (base)
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