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G. Rossi Rosewood and Mother-of-pearl Mercury Wheel Barometer

Auction:
2890M
Lot:
324
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2890M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 29, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

G. Rossi Rosewood and Mother-of-pearl Mercury Wheel Barometer, Norwich, England, 19th century, floral and bird mother-of-pearl-inlaid case with brass thermometer dial in throat, and 9 1/2-in. silvered barometer dial below engraved "G. Rossi Norwich," ht. 41 1/2 in.

Note: Barometers containing mercury cannot be shipped and must be picked up at the gallery.
Estimate $200-300

overall nice condition, lacking adjustment knob and a few small pieces of veneer.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

G. Rossi Rosewood, G. Rossi Norwich, United Kingdom, Barometer, Mercury, Rossi, Thermometer