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Henry Frodsham Mercury Stick Barometer

Auction:
3035M
Lot:
438
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3035M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 27, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Henry Frodsham Mercury Stick Barometer, Liverpool, 19th century, clamshell-topped mahogany case with bone dial reading "Henry Frodsham Liverpool," turned and spiral-carved throat with thermometer, terminating in carved acanthus leaves above the brass cistern, ht. 38 in.

Note: Barometers containing mercury cannot be shipped and must be picked up in the gallery.
Estimate $700-900


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

Barometer, Frodsham, Matter, Mercury, Meteorology, Physics, Science, Thermometer