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Kembery Antique Clocks

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W Johnson, London Mercury Barometer

£ 645

$ 812 | € 748 

A very impressive early Victorian period mercury wheel barometer. A larger proportioned mahogany case with choice flame veneers. A carved pediment and applied carved case detailing. The original set knob below the dial.  A very well engraved thermometer scale with a large bore original mercury thermometer and convex glass. A well engraved main dial signed 'W Johnson  34 Hatton Garden Lane'. An engraved crest to the dial centre marked 'Providentia et Labore'  Circa 1845.

W Johnson of Hatton Garden, London is recorded in Banfields 'Barometer Makers and Retailers' book as working at 34, Hatton Garden Lane from 1841-1867. He is noted as working from 1830.

Height 50" / 127 cms Width 16 1/2 " / 42 cms Depth 3 " / 8cms

From Kembery Antique Clocks Ltd you can expect a genuine antique barometer that is serviced and in full working order. U.K. personal delivery only - please contact us for a quote. We are members of The British Watchmakers and Clockmakers Guild
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