HEATH & WING. A rare George III period mahogany stick barometer (London, )

HEATH & WING. A rare George III period mahogany stick barometer
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HEATH & WING. A rare George III period mahogany stick barometer

OriginLondon
DateCirca 1760 to 1770
A rare George III period mahogany stick barometer inlaid with boxwood; the thermometer with Fahrenheit and Reaumur Scales.

Height: 36 ½ in (92.5 cm)

* Thomas Heath was a distinguished instrument-maker whose advertisements show that he made globes, spheres, weather-glasses, mathematical instruments with books on how to use them. Around 1750 he formed a partnership with his former apprentice, Tycho Wing, who was also his son-in-law.

Signed / Inscribed

HEATH and WING. LONDON