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A George III inlaid mahogany stick barometer, Thomas Knight, Thaxted, circa 1790

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A George III inlaid mahogany stick barometer, Thomas Knight, Thaxted, circa 1790

A George III inlaid mahogany stick barometer, Thomas Knight, Thaxted, circa 1790

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A George III inlaid mahogany stick barometer, Thomas Knight, Thaxted, circa 1790


exposed tube, the open scale with vernier, mercury thermometer and engraved with flowers and a neo-classical urn, signed Thos. Knight, Thaxstead, MAKER, the case with architectural cresting and urn finial above a hygrometer, half-turned cistern cover, the whole crosssbanded and inlaid with chequered stringing

113cm. high; 3ft. 8½in.

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"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Christie's, London, 13 November 1997, lot 184.