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French Giltwood Barometer

Auction:
2345
Lot:
87
Sold for:
$1,763$1,500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

French Giltwood Barometer, with 13-inch painted dial on blue ground, eight-point rose in center, steel needle with arrow and moon tips, inscribed on the periphery Barom├Ętre Selon Toricelli, in glazed circular gesso case with rose roundels in relief, surmounted by crest depicting a globe on stand, ht. 29 in., (lacking cistern and tubes).
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

steel needle, Barometer