Barometer or Weather Glass

Object Name: 
Barometer or Weather Glass

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Object Name: 
Barometer or Weather Glass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 29.7 cm, W: 8.8 cm, D: 8.3 cm
Not on Display
about 1830-1869
Primary Description: 
"Weather Glass" colorless glass; blown, tooled, applied. Ovoid shape flattened on back. Ring at top for hanging, applied long vertical spout with rounded applied rim, applied globular shape at base; decoration of crimped vertical threads, one large on spout, two flanking spout.
Gemmary, Former Collection