1 July 2008,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 2,750
Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 4,000
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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THE PROPERTY OF THE LATE GRAHAM HODGETTS