Louis XVI French Wheel Barometer

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Object Description

Louis XVI Carved Giltwood and Painted Mercury Wheel Barometer.

Eight inch circular painted wood register dial with central rosette within the scale calibrated from 27-28-29 and with seven weather indications, signed ‘Bertrand, Optician, St. Denis’ with blued steel pointer.

Moulded giltwood glazed bezel beneath a centrally mounted spirit thermometer.

Leaf carved moulded surround, applied to the lyre shaped trunk with gilt ribbon crest, laurel swags and pendants and acanthus side scrolls to the waist, the base terminating with a leaf craved panel. C.1780

Object Condition

very good condition

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1508 532188
+44 (0)7785 280985

Dealer Location

Wacton, Norfolk

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