M1081 Stick Barometer
Mahogany barometer with glazed, non-opening, top and concealed tube. Swan neck pediment over silvered brass register plate signed Bate, London, with large bore mercury thermometer and externally operated vernier. The case of finely figured mahogany with a moulded edge and flat cistern cover.
A sophisticated London stick by a well known maker; Bate worked from 1807 - 1849 in London and was celebrated for his fine quality instruments.