1 July 2005
A Victorian Scottish bow-front mahogany stick barometer
Adie & Son, Edinburgh. Circa 1840
The case with moulded pediment and rectangular cistern cover, concealed tube, with glass panel to silvered plate signed Adie & Son/EDINBURGH, with sliding vernier scale, the trunk applied with a glazed mercury thermometer with repeat signature
39¼in. (99.5cm.) high
The Alan S. Marx Collection, Important Watches, Wristwatches and Clocks, Sotheby's New York, 24 & 25 June 1996, lot 588.
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