367. Superb Rosewood Stick Barometer Abraham Cheltenhan early 19thCt

A Very Elegant Well-Proportioned Early Nineteenth Century Well Grained Rosewood Stick Barometer, in very good working condition, retaining original rich colour and patination

Mother of Pearl inlaid pediment over a glazed engraved angled ivory scales calibrated in Fahrenheit  from twenty seven to thirty one, the dial with adjustable vernier via a circular set knob, signed by well known and prolific Maker Jacob Abraham of Cheltenham and Bath (1805-1841. Recorded as an Instrument Maker to the Duke of Gloucester and the Duke of Wellington.

Final image shows an original Trade Card for Jacob Abraham.

Condition: Good allover condition with no imperfections, in our opinion the Mother of Pearl inlay is of a slightly later period.  

Height: 38.5” (98cm). DWidth: (accross pediment) 4.75” (12cm). Diameter: (at base) 4.5” (11.5cm).

Location: Dublin City, Ireland.

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