A rare 17th century oak and pine-framed sandglass, English

A rare 17th century oak and pine-framed sandglass, English

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The vessel of two blown glass bulbs, each terminating in a flat rim which join together to allow the dry sand to pass between the two, contained within a frame of two ring-turned discs joined by four pine elliptical-shaped spindles.

For a similar example, formerly in Kingston Parish Church, Surrey, see E. H. Pinto,
Treen and Other Wooden Bygones (1895), pl. 300, fig. A.

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Dimensions:

Height 14.8 cm / 6"
Diameter 7.7 cm / 3 14"