07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00AMCalender
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Tagliabue, Torre & Co. Satinwood-inlaid Mahogany Stick Barometer

$444$375
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Tagliabue, Torre & Co. Satinwood-inlaid Mahogany Stick Barometer, Holborn, London, early 19th century, the urn-form finial and broken pediment over a glazed door, enclosing a signed silvered dial numbered "294," with single scale alcohol thermometer and sliding vernier with scale of 27-31, the case with exposed tube and turned cistern cover, ht. 38 in.
Estimate $400-600

Break to alcohol thermometer. Loss to veneer on bottom of door frame. Cistern cover possibly replaced. Loss to wood surrounding finial screw. Cracks and chips to broken pediment.

Keywords

Tagliabue Torre & Co., London