A walnut portable stick barometer in the manner of Daniel Quare, probably late 19th early 20th century Unsigned

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Lot 12
A walnut portable stick barometer in the manner of Daniel Quare, probably late 19th early 20th century
Unsigned

Sold for £ 6,214 (US$ 8,035) inc. premium

Fine Clocks

15 Dec 2004, 14:00 GMT

London, New Bond Street

A walnut portable stick barometer in the manner of Daniel Quare, probably late 19th early 20th century
Unsigned
the lacquered brass hood section engraved with foliate scrolls and a wheat-ear border, a mans face hidden within the scrolls, surmounted by three lacquered brass finials, the central one on a raised caddy, the two side ones operating the recording hands of the engraved silvered two-part scale, over a long trunk, the lower third of, which is spirally twisted to another collar and a tall rectangular base, on four folding shaped supports applied with female mask mounts 99cms. (39ins.) high
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