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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 361

    A LATE LOUIS XVI PROVINCIAL CARVED GREEN-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT BAROMETER

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    Acquired from Evgret von Bary, Münich.