Lot 709 - 07 Nov 2017
Autumn Fine Auction
A late Victorian ivory tower thermometer and inset compass
By T. Straight, London, circa 1890
The compass scale below a convex glass, with pierced surround, on an engine-turned columnar support with thermometer scale on turned base, mounted on an ebonised plinth, lacking dome
15cm high. Illustrated
Probably Thomas Straight, 26 Bartlett Buildings, Strand, London.