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    Sale 7604

    Important Clocks and Marine Chronometers

    1 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 45

    A George IV mahogany bow-fronted stick barometer

    JOHN ZENONE, EDINBURGH. CIRCA 1825

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A George IV mahogany bow-fronted stick barometer
    John Zenone, Edinburgh. Circa 1825
    The case with step moulded pediment, glazed thermometer and bone Vernier setting key to the trunk, the urn-shaped cistern cover flanked by ebony inlaid canted angles, bowed glass to engraved silvered register plate with sliding Vernier scale and signed John Zenone Edinburgh; replaced tube, mercury removed
    38½in. (98 cm.) high


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    John Zenone is recorded working as a carver, gilder and looking glass manufacturer in Calton Street, Edinburgh 1825-1835.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF THE LATE GRAHAM HODGETTS