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Angelo Lovi George III Mahogany Stick Barometer

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Angelo Lovi George III Mahogany Stick Barometer

The barometer has a glazed front door. It is signed under the silvered scale 'A. Lovi / Fecit'. The scale is marked from 27 inches to 31 inches at one inch intervals, subdivided to tenths of an inch,. It is marked at the top 'BAROMETER', and to the left 'Very Dry / Sett Fair / FAIR / Change / RAIN / Mh. Rain / Stormy'. There is a moveable vernier for reading off fractions of an inch. The rectangular cistern cover, an inset decorated oval, inside which there is a blown bottle cistern.

Angelo Lovi (c. 1730-1805) was born in Milan, where he lived until he was aged 42. He then emigrated to Rotterdam, arriving in the Essex port of Harwich in May 1772. He appeared in the Edinburgh street directories for 1804 only, where he was listed as a glassblower.

Very rare there is only two others know of which are in the Scottish Museum

Height 92cm Width 10cm Depth 4cm

A beautiful example
Price
£2500.00  UK
$3199.25  USA
2958.00  EU
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Category Antique Barometers and Barographs Period George III Antiques Material Mahogany Maker Angelo Lovi Item code as915a050 Status For Sale

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