George III Period Mahogany Wheel Barometer
George III Period Mahogany Wheel Barometer
George III Period Mahogany Wheel Barometer
George III Period Mahogany Wheel Barometer

A RIVOLTA OF CHESTER (worked c.1800-1840)

George III Period Mahogany Wheel Barometer

c. 1810 England

Offered by W.R. Harvey & Co. (Antiques) Ltd

£1,500 gbp
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A good George III period mahogany, double line and shell inlaid wheel barometer, the 8” dial signed “A.Rivolta, Chester, the whole surmounted with a broken arch pediment.
This maker is listed in “English Barometers, 1680 to 1860” by Nicholas Goodison and appears to be part of an illustrious family of Italian immigrant barometer makers.
Dimensions
Height 96.50 cm (37.99 inches)
Width 25.00 cm (9.84 inches)
Depth 6.00 cm (2.36 inches)
Stock Code
10276
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A. Rivolta
W.R. Harvey & Co. (Antiques) Ltd

W.R. Harvey & Co. (Antiques) Ltd
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