French 18th Century Louis XVI Period Giltwood Barometer Signed Gohin
Item # 8773
An elegant French 18th century Louis XVI period giltwood barometer signed Gohin. The barometer is framed within an octagonal border with finely carved coeur de rai, beaded and intricate individual patterns. The white background displays the French writing with various weather forecasts and printed Brevété (patented) followed by the address. The beautiful pierced top crown displays abundant and detailed fruit and flowers with a symbolic pair of love birds at the center and two quivers. All original gilt throughout.