Antique Georgian Satinwood Precision Barometer

Antique Georgian Satinwood Precision Barometer

c. 1790 England

Offered by Raffety Ltd

£4,950 gbp
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A rare late 18th century George III period satinwood wheel barometer. The 9 inch circular silvered and engraved main scale has elaborate compass pont central engraving.

The scales are of particularly exact calibration and enclosed within a concave brass bezel. The separate inset thermometer , reading Reamur and Farenheit temperatures is of similar scientific calibration, the temperature reads with the aid of an adjustable frame with central sight line.

The case of the barometer is of fine quality and is veneered with satinwood and cross-banded with kingwood
Excellent
Dimensions
Height 36.00 inch (91.44 cm)
Medium
Satinwood
Signed/Inscribed
1790
Raffety Ltd

Raffety Ltd
79 Kensington Church Street
London
W8 4BG
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