6 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,750
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
A LATE LOUIS XVI PROVINCIAL CARVED GREEN-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT BAROMETER
LATE 18TH CENTURY
With a tied ribbon cresting, hung with floral swags and oak leaves, and incorporating a thermometer, the dials redecorated and inscribed LALOU A PARIS, lacking mercury tube and pulley mechanism.
40½ in. (103 cm.) high; 14 in. (36 cm.) wide
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Acquired from Evgret von Bary, Münich.
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