Hour Glass in Wooden Frame

Object Name: 
Hour Glass in Wooden Frame

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Object Name: 
Hour Glass in Wooden Frame
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.2.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21 cm; Top Diam: 10.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1800-1850
Primary Description: 
Pale green non-lead glass; blown. Two pear-shaped bubbles, with everted, flat rims, joined at the rims, and held together with wrapped thread and red sealing wax; the bases of each section with rounded kicks and (presumably) rough pontil marks; held in a wooden frame, composed of two circular plates, with two concentric pairs of turned rings on the outside, spaced with four slightly bulbous turned rods and one flat slat, each running through the top and bottom wood plates; a wad of paper inserted under one end of the hour glass.
Provenance: 
Pelton, Leonard, Former Collection
Color: 
Technique: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show; traveling to The Gallery at Steuben in 2008 (cancelled 6-2008)