A 19th century oak cased long range wall barometer with thermometer in the Gothic style Negretti and Zambra
Lot 504
A 19th century oak cased long range wall barometer with thermometer in the Gothic style Negretti and Zambra
Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,311) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Chester Sale Chester
6 Dec 2012 11:00 GMT

Auction 20172
Lot Details
A 19th century oak cased long range wall barometer with thermometer in the Gothic style
Negretti and Zambra
The architectural case having a pediment with carved human head within, spiral carved columns to sides and a pierced fretwork silk backed panel with reservoir behind; the silvered plates signed 'Negretti & Zambra, Inst makers to Her Majesty, London', with glass scale and adjustable vernier, mercury thermometer. 148cm (58") high

Footnotes

  • The firm Negretti and Zambra (active 1850 – c. 1999) were opticians and scientific instrument makers to Her Majesty Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and Edward VII of the United Kingdom, the Royal Observatory and the British Admiralty.
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