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English Antique George II Mahogany Stick Barometer by Polti of Exeter

$9,341.70

About

A rare George II period mahogany stick barometer with finely carved cistern cover and surround to partly conceal the mercury tube. Most unusually the signed register plate is made of copper.

Details

  • Creator
    C. Polti (Maker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 36 in. (91.44 cm)Width: 4.5 in. (11.43 cm)Depth: 3 in. (7.62 cm)
  • Style
    George II (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1750
  • Condition
    Repaired: Only the necessary professional cleaning and maintenance of the working mechanism to ensure its good working order and reliability. Essential cleaning and waxing of the wood case to preserve its patina and colour. Wear consistent with age and use. Condition of this barometer is excellent. Any further details available will be given freely and frankly upon request.
  • Seller Location
    Devon, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU969715748292

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Devon, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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