A mahogany bow-front stick barometer, Dolland, London, circa 1850
A mahogany bow-front stick barometer
Dolland, London, circa 1850
the concealed tube with silvered plate and vernier signed Dolland, London, ivory vernier knob, the case with moulded cornice, inset with a mercury thermometer and with ebony urn cistern cover flanked by canted corners inlaid with ebony lozenges,
scale and thermometer in good condition, silvering slightly tarnished. Tube contains mercury. Case in generally good condition throughout, cresting slightly loose, minor damage to corners of ower moulding of base.
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