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Antique Selon Toricelli French Giltwood Wall Barometer

Winning Bid $310.00

Location: Stamford, CT

Item #: 109398
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This elegant, antique barometer was crafted in Paris, France, circa 18th century, 1st quarter 19th century. The large quatrefoil shaped wall piece features its original hand-painted parchment paper barometer with French inscriptions written in ink. The frame is adorned with foliage and laurel leaf motifs, and topped at the pediment with carved figural motif., The mechanism is protected with a glass panel. This beautiful decorative piece is in impressive, original condition and has a rich patinated gilt finish.
Purchased from Carlos De La Puente Antiques, NYC in 2000.
Dimensions: 17 3/4" W, 36" H. 2" D
Condition: some crackalure and oxidation consistent with age,
Highly decorative, this French barometer will enliven any wall beautifully.