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Bronzed 30 Minute Hourglass

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18th C. industrial design, bronze 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 of the ship’s 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 hourglass observe, Renaissance painted still lives, also called Vanitas, filled with symbolism and morals. They very often depict hourglasses.


  • A navigator’s key tool for every voyage.
  • This sandglass, mainly used for tracking time, is calibrated to ship’s watch that changes every half hour. Incorrect time keeping can lead to tragedies in the seas.
  • This production item has an 18th century design on the bronze and wood.
  • The time keeping of the sand isaccurate—a collector’s item that will look great on tables, shelves, or display cases.
  • Handmade for superior craftsmanship and quality.
  • Bronzed metal and timber for strong structure with lasting good looks, filled with sandglass for classic good looks.
  • Materials: Metal, glass and wood
  • Colour: Bronze


    • DIA 8 x H 13.5 CM
    Dispatch Timing Normally dispatched within 3 business days
    Notes This item comes with 12-Months Manufacturer Warranty

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