Decorative Arts Auction

June 20, 2016

LOT 176
George III Mahogany Stick Barometer, Attributed to John Russell, Falkirk, c.1790
  • George III Mahogany Stick Barometer, Attributed to John Russell, Falkirk, c.1790

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George III Mahogany Stick Barometer, Attributed to John Russell, Falkirk, c.1790

the unsigned later lacquered brass dial bearing the City of London coat of arms behind glazed door over slender trunk with ormolu mounted Corinthean column form tube cover over oval cistern cap with shell inlay
height 39.5" — 100.3 cm.

Estimate $800-$1,200

Realised: $1,200
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Literature:

Nicholas Goodison, ENGLISH BAROMETERS, 1680-1860, Antique Collector’s Club, 1977, pp. 228-236