Variation on the Klein bottle, 1995.

Made:
1995 in Greenfield
maker:
Alan Bennett
Klein bottle with three inlet tubes which when cut produce Variation on the Klein bottle with inlet passing through vessel

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Klein bottle with three inlet tubes which when cut produce
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Variation on the Klein bottle with inlet passing through vessel
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Variation on the Klein bottle with inlet passing through vessel which when cut forms a pair of single-twist Mobius strips

A single surface glass vessel made by Alan Bennett in Bedford, 1995. Its form is a variation on the Klein bottle with an inlet passing through the vessel which when cut forms a pair of single-twist Mobius strips. A Klein bottle is a surface which has no edges, no outside or inside and cannot be properly constructed in three dimensions.

Details

Category:
Mathematics
Object Number:
1996-535
Materials:
glass
Measurements:
overall: 90 mm x 95 mm x 70 mm, 0.072 kg
type:
single surface model
credit:
Bennett, Alan