Joseph Barelli & Co, Reading. c.1810.

A Georgian mahogany stick barometer, Barelli & Co. Reading. c.1810. The herring bone veneered carcase is outlined with chevron stringing and edge moulded with broken pediment above the glazed door. The exposed tube terminates with the glass bulb cistern concealed behind the turned mahogany cistern cover.
The silvered register plate is engraved with a scale from 27" to 31" and fitted with a manual vernier and spirit filled thermometer, engraved with the makers name 'Jos. Barelli & Co, Reading'.
Joseph Barelli is listed as working in Reading from 1800-1840.