Louis XV Style Barometer, France 19th century
A very fine and palatial French 19th Louis XV style barometer, green painted with polychrome flower decor and gilt bronze-mounted. In the manner of La Maison Cam Opticien. Surmounted with gilt bronze ornaments depicting scrolls, acanthus and floral bouquets with fruits, acorns and a quiver with arrows. The Cartel wall mounting barometer’s circular porcelain dial with a glass cover, the face with the different atmospheric pressure variables in French “Tempête, Cde. Pluie, Pluie ou Vt., Variable, Bau. Temps, Bau. Fixe and Três Sec.
Barometer width: 13 inches (33 cm). Barometer depth: 4 3/8 inches (11.1 cm)., height: 45 1/4 inches (115 cm). In good working condition.
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