George III Stick Barometer by Henry Andrews, Royston

George III stick barometer in a finely figured mahogany case with canted corners and architectural pediment surmounted by a central bone finial.

Exposed mercury tube with bulb cistern and bulbous cistern cover. Beautifully engraved register plate with five weather indications, sliding vernier pointer and mercury thermometer signed ‘Henry Andrews, Royston’.  C.1790

‘Barometer makers and retailers’ by Edwin Banfield lists Henry Andrews as working from the High Street and Market Hill in Royston, Hertfordshire from 1800-1830.

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