Fabulous highly decorative hand-carved giltwood LXVI period French Barometer with original dial and mechanism.This beautifully carved and decorated late 18th century item boasts a central barometer with a centigrade/Reaumur thermometer above. The hand painted dial is signed "Luciny Rue des Vergeaux a amiens”. Excellent overall condition, with some old cracks and expected wear from age and use. In non working state the glass is split and the hand-painted thermometer was either replaced or repainted in the 19thc.
Dimensions: 39 1/2" h x 12" w x 2 1/2" d.
18th c French Carved Giltwood Barometer Signed Luciny