01-14-2012 01-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2579B Boston
January 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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George III Inlaid Mahogany Wheel Barometer

$415$350
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2579B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

George III Inlaid Mahogany Wheel Barometer, England, early 19th century, signed N. Ortelly & Co., with broken arch pediment and flower and shell inlay, ht. 38 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Lacking finial. Not guaranteed to be functional. Shrinkage crack to mahogany. Veneers glued down.

Keywords

N. Ortelly & Co., arch pediment, United Kingdom, flower, shell inlay