Rare Pair of Thomas Bassnett (Liverpool) Gilt Bronze Clock and Holosteric Barometer, mid 19th Century, surmounted bronze laurel leaves and spread winged eagle drop pediment.
Height 10 in. Width 9 in. Diameter 4 ½ in.
Thomas’s father James Basnett was listed in the Liverpool Directory in 1829 as a clockmaker. The spelling of his name changed to Bassnett in 1841, in 1845 he was listed as a chronometer maker and in 1855 the firm name changed again to James Bassnett & Son.
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