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Hourglass

Hourglass
Title
Hourglass
Date 
1800-1850
Medium 
Brass, glass, sand
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 x 5 in. ( 20.3 x 12.7 cm )
Description 
Hourglass in sheet brass frame with domed ends and three curved upright supports; stamped and embossed decoration consists of floral medallions, cross-hatching, and other linear motifs.
Credit Line 
Gift of George A. Zabriskie
Object Number 
1942.408
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group