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NAUTICAL BRONZED 30 MINUTE HOURGLASS

NAUTICAL BRONZED 30 MINUTE HOURGLASS
NAUTICAL BRONZED 30 MINUTE HOURGLASS
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Product Code : BR441
Brand Name : Nautical mart.
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NAUTICAL BRONZED 30 MINUTE HOURGLASS..

 

18TH C.INDUSTRIAL DESIGN,BRONZED AND WOOD..COLLECTABLE BECAUSE OF THEIR COMBINED HISTORICAL AND PRACTICAL VALUE. SOME GLASSES MEASURED UP TO 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 TO THE SHIP'S WATCH,IF THE HELMSMAN DIDN'T TURN THE GLASS TOO EARLY IT ACTUALLY DOUBLE IN DEFINING LONGITUE.NAVIGATORS TRIED TO KEEP COUNT OF THE HOURS;THE GALLEONS WRECKED ON THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN REEFS REMIND US OF THE PERILS OF INCORRECTLY KEPT TIME. TO APPRECIATE THE IMPORTANT SYMBOLISM OF THE HOURGLASSES OBSERVE, RENAISSANCE  PAINTED STILL LIVES, ALSO CALLED VANITAS, FILLED WITH SYMBOLISM AND MORALS. THEY VERY OFTEN DEPICT HOURGLASSES.

3.25 X 5.25"

8 X 13.5CM.

 

CASE PACK 26. 



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