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Auction: Auction 29.09.1998
was auctioned on: 29 September 1998
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A DUTCH MAHOGANY LARGE WHEEL BAROMETER WITH INTEGRAL CLOCK

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Estimate: NLG8,000 - NLG12,000
ca. US$4,159 - US$6,239
Price realised:  NLG25,370
ca. US$13,190
Lot number 110, Views: 17

A DUTCH MAHOGANY LARGE WHEEL BAROMETER WITH INTEGRAL CLOCK BY D. BUTTI & ZONEN, AMSTERDAM, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY THE CASE OF TYPICAL STYLE WITH SPIRIT LEVEL WITHIN A SILVERED MASK SIGNED DTO BUTTI EN ZN/KONINKLIJKE FABRIKEURS IN WEERK INSTRUM/AMSTERDAM BENEATH THE SILVERED BAROMETER DIAL WITH PIERCED BLUED STEEL HAND AND BRASS RECORDING HAND ADJUSTED BY A TURNED BONE KNOT BELOW, THE FOLIATE CAST GILT-METAL CLOCK DIAL ABOVE WITH ROMAN CHAPTER RING AND BLUED MOON HANDS, THE TWIN BARREL MOVEMENT WITH COUNTWHEEL STRIKE ON BELL AND ANCHOR ESCAPEMENT, WITH SILK-SUSPENDED PENDULUM, THE MERCURY THERMOMETER WITHIN A CONVEX GLAZED DETATCHABLE MAHOGANY CASE, FLANKED BY FREE-STANDING TWIN BRASS COLUMNS, THE HYGROMETER BENEATH A SWAN-NECK PEDIMENT (LACKING FINIAL), THE MOVEMENT FRENCH EXECUTED CIRCA 1820-1830 134CM. HIGH

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 29.09.1998
Date of the auction: 29 Sep 1998
Address: Christie's
Amsterdam