20 - 21 January 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,750
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 800
A QUEEN ANNE WALNUT STICK BAROMETER
BY WARNER, CIRCA 1705
The pair of brass register plates engraved for summer and winter, with foliate engraving to the arch and signed 'Warner fecit' along the lower edge, the case with mouldings to the trunk and terminating with turned cistern cover, replaced tube, mercury removed
40 in. (102 cm.) high, 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) wide
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Please note that the tube been broken and completely removed.