A set of four sandglasses in a brass frame, probably 17th century.

Made:
1601-1700 in Europe and Italy
maker:
Unknown
17th century Italian four-way hour glass with brass stand

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17th century Italian four-way hour glass with brass stand
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A 17th century Italian four-way hour glass with brass stand.

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1942-23
Materials:
brass, glass and sand
type:
sandglass
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
credit:
Mr. P. Webster