A French Louis XVI period giltwood barometer from the late 18th century, with hand carved hunting trophy and ribbon-tied garland. Born in France during the troubled period of Louis XVI last reigning years, this exquisite barometer ‘Selon Toricelli’ features an eye-catching hand carved crest adorned with hunting trophies, birds and laurel wreath. The central oval-shaped barometer, made ‘Selon Toricelli’, is secured under a protective glass. The lower section is delicately adorned with a ribbon-tied garland that creates a perfect conclusion to the ensemble. With its elegant silhouette and richly carved décor, this French Louis XVI period giltwood barometer circa 1790 will enliven any wall beautifully.
H 33.5 in. x W 21 in. x D 2.5 in.
H 85.09 cm x W 53.34 cm x D 6.35 cm