Giovanni Battista Ronchete - Manchester.    Very elegant and well made late 18th Century inlaid mahogany Stick Barometer.
Giovanni Battista Ronchete - Manchester.    Very elegant and well made late 18th Century inlaid mahogany Stick Barometer.
Giovanni Battista Ronchete - Manchester.    Very elegant and well made late 18th Century inlaid mahogany Stick Barometer.
Giovanni Battista Ronchete - Manchester.    Very elegant and well made late 18th Century inlaid mahogany Stick Barometer.

Giovanni Battista Ronchete - Manchester. Very elegant and well made late 18th Century inlaid mahogany Stick Barometer.

c. 1790 Manchester

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Very elegant and well made late 18th Century inlaid mahogany Stick Barometer; the large broken arch pediment, supported on side brackets, over flamboyantly engraved silvered brass register plate, unusually decorated with Masonic symbols and protected by glazed door. The trunk, veneered in well-patinated Cuban mahogany, edge moulded, Chevron banded and with exposed barometer tube terminating in turned and inlaid cistern cover.

One of the foremost of Italian immigrant barometer makers, who settled in Manchester around 1780, working, probably as cabinet-maker, from premises at 15 High St., until succeeded by his son, Joshua around 1815.
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