Mahogany Stick Barometer by Henry Raines Shuttleworth of London
An excellent early mahogany stick barometer
The silvered brass scale signed with the makers name above the tube and calibrated from 27" to 31" with a sliding vernier and brass pointer. The mahogany case with herringbone veneer to the main column, an exposed mercury tube and a finely turned mahogany cistern cover and a plain rounded top.
Note: Henry Raines Shuttleworth worked from 1746 - 1811. Optician and Instrument Maker. Apprenticed to John Cuff (an important Instrument Maker).
Price: £3,950 / Height: 38" / C.1795