An early 19th century mahogany bow front 'flat to the wall' stick barometer Banks, 441 Strand, London
Lot 56W
An early 19th century mahogany bow front 'flat to the wall' stick barometer Banks, 441 Strand, London
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 8,404) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An early 19th century mahogany bow front 'flat to the wall' stick barometer
Banks, 441 Strand, London
The swan neck pediment centred by a ball finial over a signed silvered dial with rack and pinion vernier and seven weather predictions, the bow fronted trunk set with a long thermometer and rack and pinion knob to actuate the temperature recording ring, terminating in a urn-shaped cistern cover with flanking line inlay 99cms (3ft 3ins) high

Footnotes

  • Robert Banks worked from 441 Strand between 1805 and 1830.
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  1. Charles Crisford
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    Bonhams
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    United Kingdom
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  2. James Stratton
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    Bonhams
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    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
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