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

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

5 x 3 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.518