A Dutch walnut cistern barometer
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A Dutch walnut cistern barometer

BY A. SOLARO, LEEUWARDEN, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

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A Dutch walnut cistern barometer
BY A. SOLARO, LEEUWARDEN, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
The barometer and thermometer with shaped engraved pewter register plates, both signed A.Solaro, Leeuwarden, the barometer with English and Rhenish scales, the thermometer measuring Fahrenheit and Reaumur, minor losses and replacements to the case
116 cm. high
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Christie's charges a Buyer's premium calculated at 23.205% of the hammer price for each lot with a value up to €110,000. If the hammer price of a lot exceeds €110,000 then the premium for the lot is calculated at 23.205% of the first €110,000 plus 11.9% of any amount in excess of €110,000. Buyer's Premium is calculated on this basis for each lot individually.

Lot Essay

For a similar barometer by Solaro cf. Bert Bolle BAROMETERS, Lochem 1978, p.123
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