Six-stage half-hour sand-glass

Made:
1600-1630 in Europe
maker:
Unknown

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Six-stage half-hour sand-glass, in copper alloy and iron mount with painted pine wood outer case, unsigned, Europe, 1600-1630

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1954-127
Materials:
ceramic (unspecified), copper (alloy), glass, iron, paint and sand
type:
timepiece
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
Mr. Roger Warner