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Weather Glass, French Finish Wood Wall Plaque - AMUSWG011F - Authentic Models
Weather Glass, French Finish Wood Wall Plaque

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Hand blown glass vessel with elegantly shaped spout. Fill with colored water to approximately one inch above where the spout joins the glass body. Suspend from hanger.This decorative hand blown glass instrument accurately forecasts weather hours in advance, just by using atmospheric pressure. By the 17th century, square-riggers carried a weatherglass next to the compass on the chart room table. The weatherglass invokes the spirit of times past when people used simple inventions to guide their daily lives, often with highly satisfying results.

Size: 15.5 x 8 x 42 cm