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Lot 0434
Pair of French Giltwood Barometers

fourth quarter 18th century, the case edge carved with garlands of laurel leaves held with bowknots, the top set with thermometers with original snail-form glass tubes, the barometers with painted wooden dials signed "Galles a Paris."
h. 38-1/2", w. 10-3/4"

Condition

The frames on each are in good overall condition. One has a small repair to the ribbon on the right side. The other has a minor shrinkage crack to the bottom section. Some flaking to the painted thermometer plate on one. The thermometer portion of each is in working order, however, the barometer portion on both are lacking their internal components.

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Pair of French Giltwood Barometers

Estimate $3,500 - $5,000Dec 8, 2018