A mahogany four dial banjo barometer, 19th century
A mahogany four dial banjo barometer, 19th century. The mahogany case with boxwood stringing to the edge is decorated with a swan neck pediment with a brass urn to the centre and incorporated with a hygrometer with engraved scales indicating dry or damp above a spirit filled thermometer. The main ten inch barometer dial with a brass bezel is silvered and engraved to indicate the relevant weather patterns with an ivory turn key directly beneath. The final dial is a spirit level for installation and is engraved 'Warranted correct'. 44.9 in (114 cm) height.
Auction Date: December 2015