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Mahogany Stick Barometer

Auction:
2431
Lot:
234
Sold for:
$2,133$1,800

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Mahogany Stick Barometer, John Walker, England, early 19th century, curved molded pediment over two silvered dials showing temperature and barometric pressure with slide, one marked "John Walker 1 South Molton St. W1," terminating in an ebonized urn-form cistern cover, (repair to foot of cistern cover), ht. 37 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Crack and losses to molding below cistern cover .

Keywords

John Walker, United Kingdom, Barometer, Cistern

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