Huge Sandglass (Hourglass)
Ebonized Wood, Yellow Tinted Glass
Huge Sandglass
Huge Sandglass (Hourglass)
American: c. 1940s
Ebonized wood, yellow tinted glass
23.75 inches high; 11 inches diameter at ends
$1,200

Oversized sandglass, of typical hourglass form, in an ebonized (i.e. black lacquered) wooden frame. The two yellow-tinted hourglass sections are joined by a central ring and supported by two roundel ends joined by three baluster turned supports. It stands on either end on three ivory-colored wooden disk feet. The sand falls for an hour and forty minutes.

Condition: Generally very good, with only minor wear. Glass very good with some original glass blower’s bubbles and flecks.


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