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    Sale 5900

    Christie's Interiors

    27 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 315

    A GEORGE IV MAHOGANY BOW FRONTED STICK BAROMETER

    JOHN WHITEHURST, DERBY. SECOND QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE IV MAHOGANY BOW FRONTED STICK BAROMETER
    JOHN WHITEHURST, DERBY. SECOND QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    The trunk with bow-fronted alcohol thermometer above the arched cystern cover flanked by canted angles, the engraved and silvered plates with Venier scale and signed 'J Whitehurst Derby'; mercury removed
    40 in. (102 cm.) high


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