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Early 19th century, banjo form case in mahogany veneers with lightwood edge inlay, broken arch pediment with inlaid marquetry shell, above an arch-framed mercury thermometer, the engraved steel main dial between light and dark concentric round inlays, verso cistern door reveals mercury tubing intact, unsigned.
38 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.Private Collection of an Antiquarian, Charlotte, North Carolina
Some marks to veneer and scattered areas of veneer lifting to sides; mount missing beneath main dial; pediment with cracks and glued repair; unknown if in proper working condition. Please note that due to the presence of mercury, this item cannot be shipped. However, pick up options are available.