Louis XVI Barometer. flag

Louis XVI Barometer.
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Object description :

"Louis XVI Barometer."
18th century barometer, Louis XVI in gilded wood. The pediment represents an eagle, two cornucopias with fruit, a laurel wreath and trimmings represented by a drape and two pompoms. The frame is oval framed by sheaves of laurel. The dial is made of wood covered with Meudon white where is written in ink: thermometer according to Réaumur (broken), above the unfortunately deleted inscriptions, in the rectangle of temperature records minus 11 degrees in 1740, minus 15 degrees in 1709 , 31 degrees in 1753 in Paris.
Price : 2200 €
Period:18th century
Style:Louis 16th, Directory
Condition : Parfait état de dorure et de fonctionnement.

Material : Bois doré à l’or.
Width : 51 cm.
Height : 87 cm.
Depth : 6,5 cm.

Reference : 556426
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