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Barometer

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Portable or independent barometer. Case of turned walnut. Stands on 4 splayed feet of decorated metal. Reading plate mounted in engraved brass. Head topped by three brass finials. Plate inscribed "Invented and made by Dan Quare London".

Inscription

Plate inscribed "Invented & made by Dan Quare London"

Provenance

1932, Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1883-1914) to the MFA.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)

English, about 1695

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

101.92 cm (40 1/8 in.); diam of foot: 9 in.

Accession Number

32.417

Medium or Technique

Wood; Walnut, brass, glass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture