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August 11, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Oak and Glass Double Hourglass

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2669MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: August 11, 2013 10:00AM


Oak and Glass Double Hourglass, probably England, 18th century, with two double-bulbed glass ampules containing white sand, the centers joined by twine and wax, mounted in an oak stand with five baluster-turned spindles, with shaped crest and bottom panels, (repaired cracks to cut-out wood panels),ht. 11 1/2 in. acks
Estimate $400-600

One of the ampule joinery has probably been repaired/replaced, four cracks on wood trefoil-cut-out segments.

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