Hourglass

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1760-1800

GUSN

GUSN-10627

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

Descriptive Terms

hourglasses
glass (material)
tin (metal)
Tin
Glass
HOURGLASS

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5 x 3 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.518