Knoxville (865) 558-3033 • Nashville (615) 812-6096 •

Case Auctions
Live Auction

Fall Fine Art & Antiques Auction - Day 2

Sat, Oct 7, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 612

2 19th C. Barometers: Marquetry and Admiral Fitzroy

Estimate: $400 - $450

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
1st item: English Victorian or Edwardian "Admiral Fitzroy's" barometer or weather station with leaf, scroll and rosette carved pediment, urn finials, enclosing barometer, storm tube and thermometer mechanisms with printed paper register plate and instructions to top section. Applied brass presentation inscription plaque at base, engraved: "Presented to the Reverend Canon J. Herbert Jones M.A. by past and present members of his choir, St. John's Church, Waterloo / A token of affection and regard and esteem, October 1901". 50"H x 11"W x 3" D. 2nd item: Late 19th Century banjo shaped aneroid barometer, with inlaid rosewood and bronze mounts, porcelain dial with brass bezel surround. Thermometer with mercury reservoir and both Fahrenheit and Centigrade markings. Fruitwood garland and flower inlays along with an urn decoration to base. Appears to be in full working order. 27 1/2" H x 10" W x 2"D.


1st item: Thermometer is functional, barometer does not appear to be working. Some foxing and fading to paper register. A few tiny losses to case elements, case in overall excellent condition. 2nd item: Excellent functional condition, very slight losses to inlay.

Available payment options

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Diners
  • Discover
  • JCB
  • Union Pay

Payment must be received no later than five (5) days after the sale.

If paying with a credit card, a 3% credit card processing fee will be applied to the final sales price (i.e. hammer price + buyer's premium + applicable taxes). If you have a credit card on file with Case, any winning bids will be automatically charged (up to $3000) along with applicable fees 72 hours after you receive your invoice unless other arrangements have been made.

If paying with wire transfer, please use the following information:
Bank: Pinnacle Bank
150 Third Avenue South, Suite 900
Nashville, TN 37201
Phone # (865) 766-3000
Swift Code: PNFPUS44
Routing, Transit, ABA: 064008637
Beneficiary: Case Antiques, Inc.
4310 Papermill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37909
Account #: NOT DISCLOSED (please refer to your invoice email for the Deposit Account Number or contact us )

The collection of Peggy and the late Carroll Rosamond, Madison, Mississippi.