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Beautiful 5 spindle Hourglass in Walnut with turned ‘Draught’ ends. Each spindle pole lathe turned. The two hand blown glass bowls filled with an Italian crushed ‘Rosa’ Marble with a wonderful mellow pink hue. These glass  bowls conjoined by a wax and string knot. These wax and string knots were used before a continuous hourglass shape had been developed and could be blown in one. This piece is in exceptional condition throughout and of a wonderful patination and colour. Standing only 6inches tall and perfectly proportioned. A very rare and highly desirable model. Circa 1680-1700

Dimensions

15 cm’s tall

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Condition report

Untouched and unrestored condition
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  • Since 1918, BADA has been the leading association for the antiques and fine art trade
  • Members are elected for their knowledge, integrity and quality of stock
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  • Our dealers’ membership is reviewed and renewed annually
  • Bada.org is a non-profit site: clients deal directly with members and they pay no hidden fees
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