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A RARE 6" DIAL MAHOGANY WHEEL BAROMETER BY DOLLOND, LONDON.
CIRCA 1840

The flame mahogany veneered case has a well carved swan neck pediment below which there is a hygrometer dial.
The long bow front mercury thermometer has a silvered Fahrenheit scale and text markings.
The circular silvered level plate is beautifully engraved with an urn and foliate decoration.
The 6 inch silvered brass barometer dial is engraved with a scale of 28 to 31 inches of mercury , the makers name and the weather indications.



Dollond, George b.1774-d.1856 Opt. Math. & Phil. Instrument Maker London. 59, St. Paul's Churchyard (1804-56). His real name was George Huggins but he changed it to Dollond, the name of his famous uncle, Peter Dollond. He was apprenticed to Peter in1788 and became his partner in 1804when another uncle, John Dollond, died. John had been inpartneship with Peter, his brother. George was one of sixteen instrument makers who exhibited at the Great Exhibition at the Crystal palace in 1851; he was instrument maker to William IV and Queen Victoria. Peter Dollond died in 1820 and George continued his business.

Length: 36½ inches

Price: £

Ref:S57

 

 

 

 


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A WALNUT WHEEL BAROMETER.
Husbands & Clark. Bristol. Circa 1860


The walnut venered case with scrolled mouldings has a 10" main silvered barometer dial with a blued steel pointer and matching brass set hand . It is engraved with the standard weather indications and a foliate design to the center. The long mercury thermometer reads on a silvered and engraved Fahrenheit scale.

Husbansds & Clark. e. 1855-1865 opt. IM . 8 , St. Augustine's Parade, Bristol.

PRICE: £

Ref: T17

 

 

 

 


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A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY SUTHERLAND TABLE .
CIRCA 1870.

Turned legs and stretcher. Original casters.

Height: 23¾ins.

Closed: 23¾ins. X 10 ins.

Table Top open: 27ins. X 23¾ins.

Price: £

Ref:N15


 

 


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LOUIS XVth GILTWOOD CONSOLE TABLE.
CIRCA 1760


A fine giltwood console table with cabriole legs and central scroll stretcher. Replaced "Occhi di Pavone" marble top, and 19th Century regilding as was common with 18th Century provincial console tables .

Provenance:
From a château owned by the family " Teissier Du Cros" in Vallerauge (Cévennes area in the South of France famous for the manufacturing of silk).

Height: 33ins. ( 84 cms.)
Width : 44ins. ( 112 cms.)
Depth: 22 ins. ( 56 cms.)

Price: £

Ref:O61

 

 

 


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A "FIVE DIAL" MAHOGANY WHEEL BAROMETER by PRICE, SALISBURY..
CIRCA 1840


The mahogany veneered case with ebony and boxwood edge stringing has a swan neck pediment with ivory paterae and a brass urn finial.
The alchohol thermometer has a silvered Fahrenheit scale and text markings. Above this there is a hygrometer dial and below a convex mirror with an ebonised surround.
The 8 inch silvered brass barometer dial is engraved with a scale of 28 to 31 inches of mercury , and also " PRICE, SALISBURY.". The dial center is engraved with a foliate wreath with "Prince of Wales " feathers.
There is a blued steel pointer hand and a brass set hand of a diamond pattern.
Below thew main dial there is an ivory set knob and below this a glazed level with brass bezel and silvered plate engraved "Warranted Correct".

Height: 38 ins. ( 96.5 cms.)

Price: £SOLD

Ref: Q13