J. Cetti & Co. London. c.1803-15.
This is a good early example of a Sheraton wheel barometer. The light mahogany veneered case is fitted with a long spirit thermometer, concave cast brass bezel and architectural pediment. The typical Sheraton shell and flower inlays are well done.
The 8" well engraved and silvered dial is signed 'J.Cetti & Co. 54 Red Lion St. Holborn, London'. Joseph Cetti is recorded as working from three London addresses, 3 Long Lane, Smithfield(1803), 54 Red Lion St. Holborn(1803-15) and 25 Red Lion St.(1816-39).
H. 38".


 




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