m1134 Victorian oak wheel barometer


M1134 Victorian oak wheel Barometer


Carved oak 2 dial mercury wheel barometer, with long mercury thermometer over 8 inch silvered brass dial. The brass bezel has a thick, flat, bevelled glass, and there is a set hand adjustment knob beneath.

This is a style frequently made as both aneroid and mercury, and this example is mercury. Both hands are very delicate, and the wood finial has now been added at the top.

Maximum Dimensions 38 x 11
Date c. 1880