Fine quality Georgian mahogany stick barometer by Sampson.
The case is veneered in the finest figured mahogany to the front and unusualy to the sides and outlined with ebony. The wide silvered scale and mercury thermometer is contained within a detachable thermometer box. The swan neck pediment sits above the lockable glazed door which protects the silvered brass scale which is fitted with a manual vernier and engraved 'Sampson, Fecit'.
The concealed tube is fitted with a portable boxwood cistern behind the turned mahogany cistern cover.