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Monumental Mother-of-pearl-inlaid Mercury Wheel Barometer and Clock

Auction:
3147M
Lot:
296
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3147M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Monumental Mother-of-pearl-inlaid Mercury Wheel Barometer and Clock, J. Amadio, 6 Shorters Court, rosewood veneered case with swan's neck crest above the silvered dry/damp scale and thermometer, 6-in. concave roman numeral painted iron dial marked "J. Amadio/City," with an eight-day chain fusee movement, 12-in. engraved silvered barometer scale and bubble level scale marked with maker's name, ht. 50 1/2 in.

Note: Barometers containing mercury cannot be shipped and must be picked up in the gallery.
Estimate $600-800


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Amadio, Barometer, Equipment, Mercury, Physics, Science, Thermometer