Charles Baker - London. 19th Century rosewood antique Stick Barometer. [6106]


Mid-19th Century rosewood Stick Barometer, with arched top and engraved ivory register plates, signed by the maker and bearing Fahrenheit mercury thermometer; the slender trunk of figured ‘Rio’ rosewood, concealing original barometer tube, which terminates within turned cistern cover. Baker is recorded as working from premises at 244 Holborn, from 1841-88, selling a wide range of instruments.
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Year c 1850