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DOUBLE MARITIME HOURGLASS 17TH CENTURY
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DOUBLE MARITIME HOURGLASS 17TH CENTURY

A fine and very rare double organ pipe.  
This charming hourglass was used aboard ships in the 17th century.
Every half hour the hourglass was turned for the hitting of the glasses.  
This instrument has running times of half an hour and one quarter.  
The spheres are blown separately from each other and are full of air bubbles and glass capilli.  
The spheres are linked through a classic knot connection.  
The interior consists of orange colored finely ground marble.

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

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