W.R. Harvey & Co. (Antiques) Ltd

George III period Mahogany wheel barometer, A.Rivolta, Chester (c. 1819 England)

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signed “A.Rivolta, Chester

Width 9.75inch wide [24.76 cm wide]
Height 38.00inch high [96.52 cm high]
Depth 2.25inch deep [5.71 cm deep]


This maker is listed in “English Barometers, 1680 to 1860” by Nicholas Goodison and appears to be part of an illustrious family of Italian immigrant barometer makers. Wheel Barometer with 8 inch dial, mahogany, broken pediment, case inlaid with paterae of coloured woods


Good. Marks and wear consistent with age and use. Full condition report available upon request.

Description / Expertise

A good George III period Mahogany, double line and shell inlaid wheel barometer, the 8” dial signed “A.Rivolta, Chester, the whole surmounted with a broken arch pediment.

Ca. 1810

Height: 38”, 96.5 cms
Width: 9.75” 25 cms.
Depth: 2.25” 6 cms.


gbp 1000.00 (Pound Sterling)