‘The Wizard Of Oz’ Prop Sells At Auction For Hefty Sum
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- According to the description on the auction site, the hourglass measures 20 inches tall and 11.5 inches wide, with a “Gothic frame” that was “expertly crafted by studio artisans of wood and papier-mâché with winged gargoyles perched atop three spiraled columns.
- The glass element is crafted of hand-blown glass filled with red glitter (added later for display, as the glitter does not flow through the narrow neck of the glass).”
- While there were many versions of the hourglass created for filming, the one that recently sold at auction was made out of wood and papier-mâché.
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