04-13-2002 04-13-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2133
April 13, 2002 10:00AMCalender
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Mahogany Traveling Barometer by Putois Rochette

$1,998$1,700
Auction: Sale #2133 - 2133 Location: Bolton Date / Time: April 13, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Mahogany Traveling Barometer by Putois Rochette, France, late 18th century, signed "quai de l'Horloge a Paris," with silvered scales, sliding vernier, and forecast plate dated "22 N'bre 1768," the mercury divided 31-26, mercury valve, Reaumur thermometer in door and mahogany case with sliding glass aperture, (barometer tube damaged), ht. 39 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Keywords

Paris, France