A Corti Fecit

£ 465

$ 646| € 539

 A Georgian period mercury wheel barometer. A mahogany case with an architectural pediment and brass central finial. Marquetry shell inlays to the case. A long engraved silvered dial. The main dial is engraved 'A CORTI FECIT'. Circa 1820.

A Corti is recorded in Banfields 'Barometer Makers and Retailers' book as working in London from 1810-1840 at 7 Grenville Street. There is also a maker of the same name in Glasgow but his working dates are later.

Height 38 " / 97 cms Width 9 1/2 " / 24 cms Depth 2 1/2 " / 6 cms

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