A very rare mahogany wheel barometer.
The rare 9" diameter silvered brass scale calibrated from 28" to 31" and engraved with usual weather indicators. The glazed cover with concave cast brass bezel, flat glass and brass pointer. The silvered brass thermometer scale calibrated from 20º to 100º Fahrenheit within a brass case. Also with brass bordered mirror and Hygrometer. The mahogany case with thick boxwood edge stringing and crossbanded sides. The broken architectural top with central brass finial. Height: 41"
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About the Date of Manufacture
This antique was produced in 1800. At the time that this antique was being crafted, George III, the grandson of Geroge II was the King of England.
This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase. The seller of the item was P A Oxley Antique Clocks & Barometers.