Two (2) scientific instruments, including one (1) water clock and one (1) barometer. 1st item: 17th century style brass mounted carved oak water clock, twin scales with Roman numerals over a canister with acorn shaped end, oval brass plate underneath drip tap is engraved with the name of R. Callow, Oxon. 30" H. English, probably late 19th century. 2nd item: Aneroid barometer circular carved and molded oak case with stenciled glass cover over a visible mechanism. Marked PATENT 2526 APPLIED FOR 1888. Brass hanging ring. 13" dia. American or English, late 19th century. CONDITION: Water Clock: Tear to metal plate above drip tap. Considerable wear and small losses to wood; 6 1/2" separation to wood behind name plate. Functionality not tested or guaranteed. Barometer: Shrinkage separation to oak frame at left edge. Crazing to porcelain inner ring and oxidation to mechanism. Functionality not tested or guaranteed.
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