Large Rosewood Barometer & Thermometer

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A large early 19th century rosewood veneered and mother of pearl inlaid barometer and thermometer.

The barometer comprises a silvered 12 dial with bowed glass and brass bezel, a thermometer on a silvered back plate in a rosewood frame and bowed glass, a circular wet & dry gauge at the top and an oblong spirirt level at the bottom with the maker's name "Barnascone Merthyr" engraved. The barometer has a swan neck pediment and brass urn shaped finial and at the back a metal hanging plate. The mother or pearl inlay consists of birds and foliage the detail of which is of an exceptional quality.

The barometer is in full working condition. To get a better idea of the size of this impressive piece see the photograph of the barometer hanging in the shop.

(Circa 1840)

Height 126cm (49.6 inches) Width 39.5cm (15.6 inches) Dial Diameter 31cm (12.2 inches)