A Continental Burl Walnut Stick Barometer
Otto Schnabel, Coburg, Circa 1830
Height 37 1/2 inches.
Property from the Estate of Joanna Hoffman, Palm Beach, and Her Father, John Hoffman, Member of the British Antique Dealers’ Association and the Confederation Internationale de Negociants en Oeuvres d’Art.
A Regency Crossbanded Mahogany Wheel Barometer
Mancini, Portsmouth, Circa 1820
signed above and below the alcohol level, with engraved and silvered ten-inch dial and scales, the hygrometer located at the top of the case.
Height 40 3/4 x width 11 3/4 inches.
FINE EARLY 19TH C. DUTCH CISTERN BAROMETERAmsterdam circa 1820, the parquetry inlaid mahogany case showing a broken arch pediment centred by an urn shaped finial, over a glazed panel fronting two engraved pewter scales bearing maker's signature for Antonio Peia (1769-1845), engraved with weather indicators in Dutch and fronted by a thermometer on the left and a barometer in the centre, the base showing a boxed reservoir raised on twin peg supports. Measuring 49.75" high x 12" wide. Contents & functionality unknown at time of cataloguing. This lot must be picked up.
19TH C. ADMIRAL FITZROY BAROMETEREngland circa 1900, the grained oak case showing a richly carved pediment with turned finials, over a glazed panel fronting a paper backing in faux Old German font, affixed with a storm glass on the left, a mercury tube in the centre and a scaled thermometer to the right. Measuring 49" high x 10" wide. Contents & functionality unknown at time of cataloguing. (Admiral Fitzroy 1805-1865, was the Captain of The HMS Beagle that took Charles Darwin on board to Patagonia. Soon after his retirement, Capt. Fitzroy turned his knowledge of seafaring towards developing a barometer for inhabitants living in coastal areas, and which bears his name. This lot must be picked up.
A GERMAN BRASS TABLE-TOP BAROMETER RETAILED BY LOUIS WEULE CO. A German brass table-top barometer retailed by Louis Weule Co., San Francisco, 5.5"h together with four Qajar papier-mache cards in shadowbox frame, 10.75"h x 8.25"w (framed)
J.L. CASARTELLI BAROMETER AND THERMOMETER,19TH C. Joseph Louis Casartelli (Italian/British 1823-1900), rosewood veneered barometer, 19th century, having a banjo form case and a thermometer with Reaumar scale, marked to the face. Approximate dimensions: h. 41.25", w. 13", d. 3".
VINTAGE CATALIN COCKTAIL PICKS AND CLOCK CIRCA 1930S1. A butterscotch colored figural turtle stand with five figural picks, one missing.2. Orange room thermometer.3. Green swirl and butterscotch tombstone form barometer.4. An electric alarm clock in scalloped orange case.Measures from 2 x 3.25 x 1 to 4.5 x 4.25 x 2.75 inches.Very good condition. The clock runs and the alarm works as well. There is a very small chip on the front of the clock case at 10 o'clock. There is a another chip to the case in the back near the Alarm settings wheel.
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