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18TH CENTURY FRENCH HOURGLASS
SKU: 464



18TH CENTURY FRENCH HOURGLASS

A travelling hourglass made of a round iron frame.
An opening in oval-shape let’s see two-bulbs joined with wax, green fabric and gild twine (brocade).
The light green bulbs are filled with orange silica sand.
By rotating the exterior frame a can hidden and protect the glass during travelling.
Running time 5 minutes and 30 seconds.
The sand glass measure 9,5 cm height and 4,9 cm diameter.
Genuine condition for this well preserved French 18th hourglass.

SOLD TO THE USA

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If you have any questions the quickest way to reach us is to send an email to info@gjaltkemp-scheepsantiek.nl or call us on +31(0)630778049.

We are located in Heemskerk, The Netherlands where you can visit our showroom.

We deliver worldwide.