Bronzed 30 Minute Hourglass - Nautical, Maritime & Marine Historic Museum Collection
Hand tooled from solid brass. The glass is hand blown; accuracy is within the 10 percentile. High symbolic value, the hourglass has an "iconic" presence; antique hourglasses are often used as props in ads and movies. Popular corporate gift, for all seasons, upscale and original, intellectual appeal, engraveable. For all those in love with the sea, as well as doctors, scientist, travelers, and all those who like to keep their meetings short and well timed. Our 30-minute glass is an extract reproduction of an 18th century original issued by the French Admiralty Board for use of its interesting gimbaled construction. In the ship's wheelhouse, in a Wall Street boardroom......
L. 7.28 in. / 18.49 cm. W. 5.12 in. / 13 cm. H. 10.04 in. / 25.5 cm.