• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5916

    Christie's Interiors

    3 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 340

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY STICK BAROMETER

    MANTICHA. LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY STICK BAROMETER
    MANTICHA. LATE 18TH CENTURY
    The engraved silvered register plate with thermometer, sliding Venier scale and signed signed 'Manticha/FECIT', replaced cistern cover; replaced tube, mercury removed
    38½in. (98cm.) high


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