Sellingantiques.co.uk Logo
 4,016 visitors today 0 antiques added today
Relevant Categories
antique photo
Choose an antique category or upload an image to Visual Search
FOR SALE
ITEM # 
SA768235

Early Wheel Barometer - Bassi

Price

£1,950 | $2,402 USD | €2,208 EUR
Item Number: SA768235
Date of manufacture: Georgian
Current Status: For sale
Seller: It's About Time
This antique has been viewed 28 times in the past month with the most views from the United States.

Description

A very rare example of the first of the wheel barometers circa 1780. The example we are showing here is made by Bassi of London. The Thermometer is highly unusual in that the casing is polished brass and hinges open. This feature was very quickly changed and by 1790 they were mostly wooden cased.
The main dial is surrounded by a concave bezel and the case which is veneered in thick mahogany has fine Georgian inlays and a rope edge of ebony and boxwood. The overall propotions and patination of this piece are very appealing. A classic and very useful instrument.
Please remember we are closed Sundays and Mondays, open every other day from 9am until 5pm . If we have not responded to an email, we may not have received it...please call us as well.
It's About Time
www.theclockandwatchshop.co.uk
Members of the British Horological Institute and the British Watch and Clockmakers Guild.
Internal Ref: Bassi London



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Georgian.


Dimensions

Height = 87 cm (34.3")
Width = 12 cm (4.7")
Depth = 6 cm (2.4")


Seller Details

It's About Time
863 London Road
Westcliff-on-Sea
Essex
SS0 9SZ
United Kingdom
Tel:

International Tel:

www.antiqueclock.co.uk/


Email seller about this item:


Link to this item

Similar antiques ... view more


Other relevant categories