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Irish Mahogany Banjo Barometer

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$830$700

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Irish Mahogany Banjo Barometer, 19th century, with scrolled edging, the mercury thermometer over a silvered dial inscribed John Cahoon 8 Bridge St. Belfast, lg. 40 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

1 1/2 inch piece of wood cresting missing at bottom, scattered cracks to wood, loss to enamel on face, repairs to wood cresting at top.

Keywords

Belfast, Bridge St. Belfast, John Cahoon, Banjo, Barometer, Mahogany, Mercury, Mercury-in-glass thermometer, Thermometers

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