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Authentic Models Hourglass 30 Minute in Bronze On Stand

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Made of Brass, Glass, and Wood. Brown, Bronze, and Ivory Finish. 7.3 in. W x 5.1 in. D x 10 in. H. Collectable on account of their combined historical and

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Made of Brass, Glass, and Wood. Brown, Bronze, and Ivory Finish. 7.3 in. W x 5.1 in. D x 10 in. H. Collectable on account of their combined historical and practical value. Some glasses measured as much as two hours, used at a time when church pews were designed by the Inquisition to torture the human back. Ship’s hourglasses were calibrated to the half hours of the ship’s watch, and if the helmsman did not turn the glass too early it in fact doubled in defining longitude. Navigators tried to keep count of the hours; the galleons wrecked at the Western Australian reefs remind us of the perils of incorrectly kept time. To comprehend the essential symbolism of the hourglass observe, Renaissance painted still lives, often known as Vanitas, stuffed with symbolism and morals. They very regularly depict hourglasses.
Made of Brass, Glass, and Wood
Brown, Bronze, and Ivory Finish
7.3 in. W x 5.1 in. D x 10 in. H
Collectable on account of their combined historical and practical value. Some glasses measured as much as two hours, used at a time when church pews were designed by the Inquisition to torture the human back. Ship’s hourglasses were calibrated to the half hours of the ship’s watch, and if the helmsman did not turn the glass too early it in fact doubled in defining longitude. Navigators tried to keep count of the hours; the galleons wrecked at the Western Australian reefs remind us of the

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