Robert Tangate - London. Georgian mahogany antique Stick Barometer. [6004]


Classically elegant Georgian mahogany Stick Barometer; the break-arch pediment over engraved silvered brass register plate signed by the maker and bearing manually operated vernier slide. The trunk, of well-patinated ‘fiddle-pattern Cuban mahogany, edge-moulded and with original cistern tube terminating behind hemispherical cover. A member of the Guild of Joiners, Tangate worked from various premises in the Fleet St. area of London from 1766-1808.
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Year c 1780