A Carved Oak Antique Stick Barometer C1885
A carved oak stick barometer with glazed white scales and twin vernier settings for today and yesterday. The base of the scales bearing the legend Fast Rise – After Low – Foretells Stronger Blow. Long Foretold – Long Last – Short Notice – Soon Past.
The body of the instrument with glazed thermometer box, giving readings in fahrenheit and centigrade. The base terminating in a shaped, square cistern cover carved with a shield.