A good good early 19th century flat-to-the-wall bow-fronted mahogany stick barometer J. Lione, 81 Holborn Hill, London

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Lot 6
A good good early 19th century flat-to-the-wall bow-fronted mahogany stick barometer
J. Lione, 81 Holborn Hill, London

Sold for £ 3,360 (US$ 4,621) inc. premium

Fine Clocks

11 Dec 2007, 14:00 GMT

London, New Bond Street

A good good early 19th century flat-to-the-wall bow-fronted mahogany stick barometer
J. Lione, 81 Holborn Hill, London
Surmounted by a swan neck pediment running from front to back and centred by an urn finial, over a signed silvered dial with rack and pinion vernier activated via a setting square below, on the bow fronted trunk with ebonised line border terminating in an ebonised urn shaped cistern cover flanked by ebony inlaid canted corners 1.01m (3ft 4in) high.

Footnotes

  • James Lione is listed as working in Holborn between 1810 and 1830
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