Antique Banjo Barometer, English, Mahogany, John Sowter, Oxford, Victorian

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Material Mixed Technic
Room Living Room
Period 19th Century
Dimensions H 112 cm x W 31 cm x D 6.5 cm
Product Code ‌KCLF668


This is an antique banjo barometer. An English, mahogany barometer by John Sowter of Oxford and dating to the Victorian period, circa 1850. Rich mahogany hues and a desirable aged patina Bright, clear barometer glass in good order Brass finial between a broken scroll pediment adds decoration Marked by the renowned watchmaker John Sowter as; Jno. Sowter Oxford Upper face displays the atmospheric change between dry and damp conditions Large main face with a diameter of 25 cm (9.75") Elegant annotations show the current weather condition Secondary hand can be set to show the change since the previous day Mercury temperature scale marked in Fahrenheit Brass adjustment knob sits beneath main aneroid dial Spirit level at the base for correct alignment This is a splendid antique banjo barometer by a renowned watchmaker. Delivered polished and ready for the home. Dimensions: Max width 31 cm (12.25'') Max depth 6.5 cm (2.5'') Max height 112 cm (44'').

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