• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5966

    Christie's Interiors

    15 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 419

    A VICTORIAN SCOTTISH MAHOGANY BOW-FRONTED STICK BAROMETER

    MCGREGOR, GREENOCK. THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VICTORIAN SCOTTISH MAHOGANY BOW-FRONTED STICK BAROMETER
    McGregor, Greenock. Third quarter 19th Century
    The engraved and silvered register plate with Vernier scale and signed 'McGregor Greenock' and brass cap to replaced tube, turned ivory setting key to the trunk with inset mercury thermometer, turned cistern cover; mercury tube removed
    38½ in. (98 cm.)


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    The glass on this lot has been damaged on view and will be repaired at Christie's expense and arrangement