08-11-2013 08-11-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2669M Marlborough
August 11, 2013 10:00 AMCalender
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Five Small Hourglasses

$600$500
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2669M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 11, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Five Small Hourglasses, America and Europe, 18th to 19th century, three with cases made of wood, one of which has shaped brass rods joining the two turned wood ends; one with a leather case; and one ivory with baluster-turned posts joining the disk ends and with turned feet, (imperfections), ht. 3 1/8 to 4 3/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

The leather case has two tears, the ivory case is missing one foot.


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