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A fine mid 19th century…

Sale Title:The Owston Collection - Day 1
Auction House:Bonhams
Auction Location:Sydney
Date: 25/06/2010
Lot No.  ***
Description:A fine mid 19th century brass-inlaid mahogany barometer, the swan neck pediment centred by a ribbed urn over heavy brass applied mouldings and inlay, the trunk set with a mercury thermometer and terminating in a turned cistern cover, the angled silvered scales engraved with the legends 'Long Foretold, long Last/short Notice, Soon Past' and 'Fast Rise, after low/Foretells Longer blow', 1.08m
Estimate: ***
Price: ***
Category: Industry Science & Technology — Barometers & thermometers
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