18th Century Louis XVI Period Thermometer and Barometer

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A French provincial barometer/ thermometer on a painted wood panel in a frame, circa 1790, using the Reaumur standard of measurements (Antoine Ferchault de Reaumur). Original paint and measurements.

Details

  • Period
    Late 18th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
    Painted   Wood
  • Condition
    Good. Minor losses and chipping and flaking of paint. Glass rods appear to be replacements..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    41 in. H x 9 in. W x 1 in. D
    104 cm H x 23 cm W x 3 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Doylestown, PA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU83709597023
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