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    Sale 5969

    A West Country Tradition - Avon Antiques, Bradford-upon-Avon, Wiltshire

    21 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 128

    A George III mahogany and boxwood strung stick barometer

    CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A George III mahogany and boxwood strung stick barometer
    Circa 1780
    With scrolled arch cresting flanking replaced brass finial, hinged door to silvered and engraved register plate inscribed at the top 'BAROMETER', the replaced tube mounted on a half column to the trunk with thumbnail moulded borders, the hinged cistern cover with cross-banding and conch shell inlay; mercury removed
    38½ in. (98 cm.) high; 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) wide; 2¾ (7 cm.) deep


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