Five-bulbed apparatus, invented by Liebig. This apparatus was filled with a solution of caustic potash and used to collect carbon dioxide after burning a weighed sample to determine the percentage of carbon. Over the years it became the insignia of Liebig's students. From H. von Fehling, Neues Handworterbuch der Chemie(Braunschweig, 1875), p. 468

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