Circa 1780 France
Late 18th Century Louis XVI Period Giltwood Barometer
Height 36 inches (91.5 cm)
Width 16 inches (41 cm)
Depth 2 inches (5 cm)
A late eighteenth century carved giltwood barometer, the inscribed circular paper dial with original needle and housed in a circular case, suspended from a stop-fluted stem, headed by a floral basket.
This barometer no longer retains its mercury tube allowing for easy international shipment.