French Thermometer Barometer Louis XVI 18th Century flag

French Thermometer Barometer Louis XVI 18th Century
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"French Thermometer Barometer Louis XVI 18th Century"
Nice barometer thermometer Réaumur carved and gilded. It is decorated with birds, garlands of pearls and laurel leaves. The top is adorned with a beautiful "mascaron radié" symbolizing the sun. Original gilding Missing the mechanism on the back 18th century Historical annecdote : The "mascaron radié", mask or human figure surrounded by solar rays, is an ornamental motif very popular in the eighteenth century. It was the emblem chosen by Louis XIV the "Roi Soleil" and is often found in the decorative arts under Louis XVI including pendulums pendulums.
Price : 1250 €
Period:18th century
Style:Louis 16th, Directory
Condition : Bon état

Material : Bois doré
Width : 40 cm
Height : 97cm

Reference : 373000
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