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

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

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Medium

Mahogany

Signed/Inscribed/Dated

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]

Provenance

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

Condition

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.

Price

gbp 1000.00 (Pound Sterling)