An important early 19th century dial barometer/clock compendium. Signed D. Butti & Zn. Amsterdam.
It features an adjustable hygrometer, a level plate, a removable Fahrenheit/Reaumur mercury thermometer and a profusely engraved 12 inch weather dial with with blued steel weather and trend hands.
The fine case, with scroll corniche, veneered in mahogany, is outlined by a triple line of boxwood and ebony stringing.
Signed on the silvered level scale plate:
Dto Butti en Zn. Koninklijke Fabrikeurs in Weerk. Instrum.
(Dto Butti and Son. Royal manufacturers of weather instruments)
The fine French 8 day clock movement with silk pendulum suspension, signed on the enamel dial: D. Butti & Zn Amsterdam. The clock strikes the hours and half hours on a bell.
Height: 136 cm.
Price: band B.
F. Kats Antiquarian Horologist
3024 RM Rotterdam
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