Marine hourglass

Marine hourglass

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Offered by Bruil & Brandsma



Marine hourglass Marine hourglass

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

Offered by

Bruil & Brandsma

Nieuwe Spiegelstraat 68
1017 DH Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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

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