23 March 2005
A Dutch mahogany and marquetry inlaid bak-barometer
Antoni Pela, Amsterdam. Circa 1780
The rectangular case with broken architectural pediment and chequer stringing, glazed door, with floral marquetry patera inlay to the cistern cover, the silvered plate signed ANTONI PELA/Fecit Amsterdam
109 cm. high
The Alan S. Marx Collection, Important Watches, Wristwatches and Clocks, Sotheby's New York, 24 & 25 June 1996, lot 485.
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