Hourglass in brass made in Nuremberg by Hans Christoph Weinmann between 1657 and 1669.

Hourglass in brass made in Nuremberg by Hans Christoph Weinmann between 1657 and 1669.



height 13.5 cm x diameter 5.4 cm.



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Categories: Sandglasses, Timekeeping


 One flask hourglass inside a circular frame with stamped decorations.

The frame is composed of two circular brass bases connected by four twisted columns and a support column.

The bases are decorated with floral and star patterns. One of them opens with a small hook, the other is stamped with a hallmark of a whale which is the Hans Christoph Weinmann maker’s mark.

Inside is a flask with two pear-shaped ampoules linked by a wax joint seal covered with red fabric linked together by a brocade thread. Slightly smoked bubble glass.

Orange silica sand.

Dimensions: height 13.5 cm x diameter 5.4 cm.

Nuremberg between 1657 and 1669.

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Galerie Delalande Paris

After 37 years in Le Louvre des Antiquaires, the Delalande gallery moved early June 2015 to 35 rue de Lille, 75007 Paris, on the other side of the Seine River in the well known antic shops area "le Carré Rive Gauche".
Our main specialties are, since 1976, Marine and Scientific instruments, Tobacco and Opium objects, Curiosities and Great Canes.
We participate to international antique fairs (TEFAF Maastricht) and are unique partner of the French Maritime Museum.
Eric Delalande is also Administrator of the French Experts National Company (C.N.E.).
Please visit also our two websites, which are frequently updated: www.antiquites-delalande.fr (French) and www.delalande-antiques.com (English). ----------------------------

La Galerie Delalande s'est installée en juin 2015 au 35 rue de Lille (75007 Paris), au coeur de la capitale dans le "Carré Rive Gauche", après 37 années de présence au Louvre des Antiquaires.
Nous nous sommes orientés, depuis 1976, vers plusieurs spécialités : Marine et Sciences, Objets du tabac et de l'Opium, Cannes de collection et Curiosités.
Nous participons à des salons d'envergure internationale (TEFAF Maastricht) et sommes partenaires exclusifs du Musée National de la Marine.
Eric Delalande est également Administrateur de la Compagnie Nationale des Experts (C.N.E.).
N'hésitez pas à visiter nos deux sites internet fréquemment mis à jour : www.antiquites-delalande.fr (Français) and www.delalande-antiques.com (Anglais).

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