Signed by world-renowned chemist Alexander "Sasha" Shulgin. This is a genuine piece of chemical glassware used by Sasha in his personal laboratory, where he invented and synthesized several hundred fascinating and useful psychoactive compounds. Dimensions are: 5" total length, bowl that's 1.5" diameter and 2" high, and a .25" output tube that's 2.875" long. Capacity is 45ml, with an integral diatomaceous-earth filter built in the bottom of the bowl. It's made of Pyrex glass and was made in the USA. The wooden base and Alex Grey painting in the pictures are not included.
A Certificate of Authenticity accompanies the piece, guaranteeing that the glassware was used by Sasha in his Lab. Shipped with insurance.
About Sasha Shulgin:
Alexander T. Shulgin (June 17, 1925–June 2, 2014), known to friends and admirers as “Sasha”, was a biochemist and pharmacologist best known for his synthesis, creation, and personal bioassay of hundreds of novel psychoactive compounds.
Sasha was born in Berkeley, California. He first began his study of organic chemistry at Harvard University. In 1943 at the age of 18, Sasha left Harvard to join the U.S. Navy. After serving in World War II, Sasha returned to Berkeley to earn his PhD in biochemistry from the University of California, Berkeley, and complete post-doctoral work in the fields of psychiatry and pharmacology at University of California, San Francisco. After a short period working at Bio-Rad Laboratories as a research director, he joined Dow Chemical Company as a senior research chemist.