Gabriel Davis - Leeds. Georgian mahogany antique Wheel Barometer. [5004]


Most unusual dwarf mahogany Georgian Wheel Barometer; the swan-neck pediment over finely patinated case, inset with engraved silvered brass bow-fronted mercury Fahrenheit thermometer and rare 4 inch diameter main dial, signed by the maker. Davis was a most competent instrument maker who was regularly commissioned to make a wide range of instruments for the Yorkshire gentry.
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Year c 1830