Wood, glass, sand
Overall: 4 1/2 x 2 7/8 in. ( 11.4 x 7.3 cm )
Hourglass in wooden frame with circular ends and four turned upright supports.
Gift of Mrs. Carlton T. Chapman
handwritten(?): on label affixed to one end: "Navy [illegible] / Glasses / Price $3.00"
According to the donor, this hourglass was used on ships during the War of 1812. Its running time is 28 seconds.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.