Hourglass, Sandglass From the Brig Cedrick, Built Duxbury, Mass.

Hourglass, Sandglass From the Brig Cedrick, Built Duxbury, Mass.

Four turned spindles housing colorless glass bulbs. Hourglass frame marked at top “Brig Cedric 1835”.

The timer is housed withing a very old homemade make-do cylindrical cardboard box… nautica ornamented with three Chinese coins; the interior lined with green paper; the exterior covered with embossed paper. Within the box is a handwritten note on Mystic Seaport Museum letterhead with information regarding the “CEDRIC”.

The 193-ton brig Cedric was built in 1828 in Duxbury, Massachusetts; registered in New York in 1837

Item Date: 19th Century

Estimated Year: 1800

Measurement: Height: 4.25"

Reference: Ship Registers, District of Plymouth, National Archives Project, WPA

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SKU 1256-122

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