JEWELLERY, FINE & APPLIED ART AUCTION Tuesday, 16 August 2022 - 10:00 AM start

A London mercury stick barometer

Estimate: $460 - $700

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Lot Details

c.1840, in slim architectural oak case with twin cavetto cornice and circular cistern cover to the base. Ivorine dial inscribed 'Macrae 29 Royal Exchange & 34 Aldgate, London', with pair of Vernier slides operated from two arbors below the hood by a key with turned bone head. A 10½” mercury thermometer mounted to the trunk. H.950mm