A marine hourglass

A marine hourglass

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A marine hourglass A marine hourglass A marine hourglass A marine hourglass

The glass is filled with finely powdered eggshell. Two separate bulbs with a cord wrapped at their union. Walnut holster. Marine hourglasses were very popular on ships, as they were the most dependable measurement of time while at sea.
 
Period
C. 1700
Reference
100-53

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Bruil & Brandsma

Nieuwe Spiegelstraat 68
1017 DH Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 (0)20 4207359
http://www.bb-art.com

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