S/2005 Antique Treen 18th Century Beech Egg Timer
A late 18th century beech egg timer, with a four minute duration, having twin glass reservoirs bound at the center with waxed twine and housed in a cylindrical top and base joined by three circular supports. It has remains of an old collection label on the base. The whole has a dark nut brown colour and retains an aged patination.
5½ in. (14 cm.) High
2¾ in. (7 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1790