Lot 3012
A Louis XVI Giltwood Barometer, Signed Monty et Baserga
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Late 18th-early 19th century, carved wood with gesso and gilt, hand-painted main dial behind glass, signed to center "Rennovato, Anno. (13?)/ Par Baserga / Opti../ in Besancon" and to lower dial "Par Monty et Baserga," over a framed thermometer with worn inscriptions, fluted pediment with bird in repose, acorn and oak leaf swag, and fluted apron.

39 x 16 x 3 in.

The Estate of the late Frank Daniels, Jr. and his wife Julia Jones Daniels, Raleigh, North Carolina. A portion of the sale proceeds will be donated to the North Carolina Museum of History Foundation

Scattered cracks, some with associated repair and restoration; some later gilt; lacking mercury tubing and cover to verso; dial hands loose.
*Buyers take note, pick up will be required and is only available offsite in Raleigh, North Carolina on April 1, April 3, April 4, and April 7 between 10am-3pm ET. See terms for more details.