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

George III Period Mahogany wheel barometer, Bernascheni & Monli, Leicester (c. 1810 England)




Signed Bernascheni & Monli, Leicester

Width 10.00inch wide [25.40 cm wide]
Height 38.00inch high [96.52 cm high]
Depth 2.00inch deep [5.08 cm deep]


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

Description / Expertise

A very good George III Period Mahogany and Shell Inlaid eight inch dial wheel barometer signed Bernascheni & Monli, Leicester with silvered dial and thermometer scale.


Height: 38”, 97 cms.
Width: 10”, 25 cms
Depth: 2”, 5 cms

These makers are listed in “English Barometers, 1680 to 1860” by Nicholas Goodison variously as “Bernaschoni and Monthi, Leicester. Wheel Barometer with 8 inch dial, mahogany, broken pediment, case inlaid with paterae of coloured woods, Stick Barometer with bulb cistern in mahogany, broken pediment. Probably identifiable with Barnaschoni and Monthi.”


gbp 1000.00 (Pound Sterling)