Antique-Style Revolving Brass Sand Timer / Hourglass - Two-Tone Antique Brass Finish



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  • Mirrors early marine sand timers from "Age of Exploration"
  • Handsome brass frame with two-tone antiqued finish
  • Conveniently rotates to start time / sand flow
  • Fully functional; genuine glass bulbs
  • Adds class and charm to any space
  • 4 1/2" long x 4 1/2" wide x 8 1/2" high
  • Ships directly from manufacturer

The sand timer, more commonly referred to as the hourglass, is a simple device used to keep track of time. Minutes are measured as sand moves from bulb to bulb. During long sea voyages in the 16th-century "Age of Discovery," the hourglass would be one of few reliable ways to measure time at sea. Alongside a compass, accurate timekeeping was essential for overall navigation. Based on those early seafaring sand timers, this fully functional brass hourglass adds a bit of class and charm to any space. It stands on a metal base and can conveniently be flipped over without moving the frame to start the timer / sand flow. Looks great in any home or office and makes a fantastic, memorable gift! Ships directly from manufacturer.

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