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Lot 86

A George III mahogany cased 'Great Double Barometer', by Domenico Sala, circa 1780, with...

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Lot 86

A George III mahogany cased 'Great Double Barometer', by Domenico Sala, circa 1780, with...

Price Realised: £182

Estimate: £500 - £1,000

Price realised is hammer price plus fees (30% Buyers Premium inclusive of VAT).

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Lot 86

Description

A George III mahogany cased 'Great Double Barometer', by Domenico Sala, circa 1780, with boxwood scales and Fahrenheit spirit thermometer to left of tube, set in arched mahogany frame with boxwood inserts, signed Domenico Sala Great Double Barometer, 108cm high

 

Provenance: Sotheby's, London, 4 February 1966, lot 125, £40.

 

Literature: N. Goodison, English Barometers, 1977, pl. 53, pp. 102-3.

 

Note: Sir Nicholas Goodison notes: This is an early London example of the en contraleur barometer in which the mercury column pushes a more volatile liquid upwards from the bulb cistern to extend the scale, in this case to about 28.1/2 inches.

 

Please note Roseberys do not guarantee the working condition of barometers offered for sale.

 

 

Buyer's Premium

The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 26% up to £20,000 (31.2% inclusive of VAT), 25% from £20,001 - £500,000 (30% inclusive of VAT), 20% from £500,001 thereafter (24% inclusive of VAT). The premium price is subject to VAT at the standard rate.

VAT
VAT is not charged on the hammer price unless it is stated that there is 'VAT applicable on the hammer price at the end of the description. Buyer's premium is subject to VAT.
(ARR) - ARTIST'S RESALE RIGHT

Qualifying living artists and the descendants of artists deceased within the last 70 years are entitled to receive a re-sale royalty each time their work is bought through an auction house or art market professional.

It applies to lots with hammer value over €1,000 as follows:
0 to €50,000 - 4%, €50,000.01 to €200,000 - 3%
€200,000.01 to €350,000 - 1%,
€350,000.01 to €500,000 - 0.5%
Exceeding €500,000 - 0.25%
ARR is capped at €12,500

Please note ARR is calculated in euros. Auctioneers will apply current exchange rates.

Export of goods

Buyers intending to export goods should ascertain whether an export licence is required before bidding. Export licences are issued by Arts Council England and application forms can be obtained from its Export Licensing Unit. Details can be found on the ACE website www.artscouncil.org.uk or by phoning ACE on 020 7973 5188. The need for import licences varies from country to country and you should acquaint yourself with all relevant local requirements and provisions before bidding. The refusal of any such licences shall not permit the cancelling of any sale nor allow any delay in making full payment for the lot.

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