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sand-glass

1450/1500

British Museum

British Museum

Sand-glass; mounted to revolve; silver parcel-gilt stand; band of scrollwork round neck; circular plate with relief scrolls at each end; plates joined by three twisted columns with two terminal winged figures on each; moulded base with band of scrollwork.

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  • Title: sand-glass
  • Date Created: 1450/1500
  • Physical Dimensions: Height: 9.90cm; Width: 4.80mm (base); Depth: 3.80mm (base); Weight: 139.00g
  • External Link: British Museum collection online
  • Technique: parcel-gilded; mould-made; relief; twisted
  • Registration number: WB.223
  • Production place: Made in Germany
  • Material: silver; glass; gold
  • Copyright: Photo: © Trustees of the British Museum
  • Acquisition: Bequeathed by Rothschild, Ferdinand Anselm

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