Andrew Ross - London. 19th Century mahogany Stick Barometer. [6179]


Excellent mahogany-cased, mid-19th Century Stick Barometer; the staged ogee pediment over finely engraved ivory register plates, signed by the maker and bearing rack-and-pinion operated vernier. The trunk of well patinated ‘flame’ mahogany, concealing wide-bore barometer cistern tube which terminates behind turned cistern cover. Ross earned a high reputation as an Optician-cum-Optical Instrument Maker, with various premises in Holborn, London, from 1830-59
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Year 1840