Oval-shaped barometer-thermometer, in gilded linden wood with burnished and amati treated leaf. In pure neo-classical style, it is adorned with a fine work of symmetrical openwork sculpture, such as a couple of doves, olive branches abundantly provided with leaves and fruits, laurel wreath, without forgetting florets and foliage. The main part houses the atmospheric pressure barometer graduated according to Torricelli (1643) and Pascal (1647). A thermometer calibrated according to René Antoine Ferchault de Réamur (1683 - 1757) adorns the central part, this one is annotated with personal mentions such as temperature record in Paris from the years 1740 to 1788 heat and humidity, or ice without forgetting the notation in centigrades of Reaumur. It should be noted that this barometer is not provided with a simple colored cardboard but with a painting on a wooden panel. On the other hand this barometer is orphan of its bent mercury tube, due to the English physicist S Morland. Parisian work from the last quarter of the 18th century, Louis XVI period. Dimensions Height 87cm, Width 53.7cm. General conditions of delivery: General conditions of sale and delivery: The price indicated on the ad includes delivery throughout metropolitan France. For Germany, Belgium, Italy or Spain contact us for a quote. For the United States, Europe outside the Community or the rest of the world contact us for a quote but the import taxes applicable in each country remain your responsibility. The packaging and the follow-up of the transport are ensured by ourselves or by professional carriers specialized in Works of art.
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General conditions of sale and delivery: The price indicated on the ad includes the delivery throughout the metropolitan France. For Germany, Belgium, Italy or Spain contact us for a quote. For the United States, Europe outside the EU or the rest of the world contact us for a quote but the import taxes applicable in each country remain at your expense. The packing and the follow-up of the transport are insured by ourselves or by professional carriers specialized in works of art.
1 800 €
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