Good mahogany stick barometer by Polty, Edinburgh.

Good mahogany stick barometer by Polty, Edinburgh.

Code: 10098

Dimensions:H: 39" (99.1 cm)

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Polty, Edinburgh. c.1810.
A mahogany veneered Georgian stick barometer signed 'Polty, Edinburgh' c.1810. The edge moulded herring bone veneered carcase is outlined with chevron stringing with an architectural broken pediment sitting above the glazed door. The exposed tube terminates with the glass bulb cistern concealed behind the turned mahogany cistern cover.
The silvered register plate is engraved with a scale from 27" to 31" and fitted with a manual vernier and spirit filled thermometer and engraved with the makers name 'J. Polty, Edinburgh'.