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19th Century Antique Hourglass/Sand timer For Sale
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19th Century Antique Hourglass/Sand timer:
This 19th century antique hourglass/sand timer is a rare find for collectors of decorative items. Its unique style and origin from Canada make it a valuable addition to any collection. The hourglass dates back to the period between 1850-1899, adding to its historical significance.
Received this from an estate sale. The sticker on the top of the hourglass states “ apporte de trois rivières par notre fondatrice mere du sacre coeur” (“brought from three rivers by our foundress mother of the sacred heart”).
The hourglass/sand timer has been well-preserved. It will make a great decorative item for any room and will also serve as a conversation starter. With its antique appeal, this hourglass/sand timer is a must-have for collectors.
Blown glass with tan colored sand
Wear consistent with age and use. Age appropriate wear and loss to original painted finish, as seen in photographs. Sand runs erratically. 30 minute timer
Height is just under 6” (please see pictures for measurements)
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