George III Mahogany stick barometer by Whisker, York.

George III Mahogany stick barometer by Whisker, York.

Code: 10129


H: 39" (99.1 cm)W: 5.5" (14 cm)D: 2.5" (6.4 cm)

£1,650.00 Including delivery.

Georgian mahogany stick barometer by J. Wisker of York. c.1815.

The edge moulded case is herring bone veneered in mahogany with boxwood and ebony line inlays. The broken pediment sits above the silvered registered plate which is fitted with a manually operated vernier and engraved with the maker's name,'Whisker, York', all protected behind a glazed door. The exposed tube terminates with a boxwood cistern concealed behind a turned hemisperical mahogany cistern cover. 

(John Wisker is listed as working from Spurriergate, York. He worked under his father Matthew, taking over the business in 1804 until his death in 1824,  his wife Elizabeth continued the business until her son Matthias could take control in 1827, the business continued in Spurriergate for two more generations until 1880.).

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