Charles Dixey - London.  Excellent quality 19th Century mahogany Stick Barometer.
Charles Dixey - London.  Excellent quality 19th Century mahogany Stick Barometer.

Charles Dixey - London. Excellent quality 19th Century mahogany Stick Barometer.

c. 1840 London

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Excellent quality 19th Century mahogany Stick Barometer, in original condition. The ‘ogee’ pediment over finely engraved ivory register plates, signed by the maker and bearing the notation “Optician to the Queen”, and with rack-and-pinion operated vernier. The trunk, of well patinated, ‘flame’ mahogany, ebony-banded, and edge-moulded; with original cistern tube terminating behind turned, figured mahogany cistern cover.


The Dixey dynasty of Instrument makers, a succession of very accomplished craftsmen-entrepreneurs, flourished from c1815-60 at premises at 3 Bond St. London.
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