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Hourglass

Description

Hourglass with green glass enclosed in tin carrying case. Glass (probably not American made) is fastened in teh center with a bit of time leather wound with wire.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1800
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
tin (metal)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
Glass
glass (material)
HOURGLASS
hourglasses
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
5 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.518
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10627

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