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NAUTICAL BRONZED 30 MINUTE HOURGLASSES ON STAND..

NAUTICAL BRONZED 30 MINUTE HOURGLASSES ON STAND..
NAUTICAL BRONZED 30 MINUTE HOURGLASSES ON STAND..
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Product Code : BR442
Brand Name : Nautical Mart.
Product Description
NAUTICAL BRONZED 30 MINUTE HOURGLASSES ON STAND..

 

COLLECTABLE BECAUSE OF THEIR COMBINED HISTORICAL AND PRACTICAL VALUE.SOME GLASSES MEASURED UP TO TWO HOUR ,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 SHIPS WATCH,AND IF THE HELMSMAN DIDN'T TURN THE GLASS TOO EARLY IT ACTUALLY DOUBLED IN DEFINING LONGITUDE .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.

M.7.3 X 5.1 X 10"

M.18.5 X 13 X 25.5CM.

 

CASE PACK 25..

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