Alexander & Henry Fraser - London.  Delightfully proportioned and rare ‘flame’ mahogany dwarf Wheel Barometer.
Alexander & Henry Fraser - London.  Delightfully proportioned and rare ‘flame’ mahogany dwarf Wheel Barometer.

Alexander & Henry Fraser - London. Delightfully proportioned and rare ‘flame’ mahogany dwarf Wheel Barometer.

c. 1815 London

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Delightfully proportioned and rare ‘flame’ mahogany dwarf Wheel Barometer; the delicate 'swan-neck' pediment over finely patinated case, boxwood and ebony strung, with cross-grained sides, and inset with finely engraved silvered brass, detachable bow-fronted mercury Fahrenheit thermometer, unusually, with velvet base cover, and 6-inch diameter main dial, protected by cast brass bezel fixed by threaded rods. Signed by the makers.
c1815


Short-lived partnership of the sons of the eminent William Fraser, which traded from their father’s premises at 3 New Bond St. from c1815-18, when it was sold to William Hawks Grice.
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