21 January 1998,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,760
GBP 600 - GBP 800
A late George III mahogany and ebony strung stick barometer,
the bow-fronted case with glazed ivory scales inscribed G.C. Dixey, Opticians to the King, 3 New Bond Street, London, a thermometer to the trunk, the reservoir modelled with an urn
38¼in. (97.2cm.) high
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The Right Honourable Viscountess Torrington, Yotes Court, Mereworth, Kent.
Sold Messrs. Foster, Yotes Court, The Contents of the Mansion, October 1923, lot 497, #5.5s.
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