19th century French barometer with giltwood case having a carved ribbon pediment with carved husks flanking a thermometer and foliate scroll carvings around the circular barometer paper dial. Dial signed "Par Riviere Rue Du Corbeau/Berela a Rouen". Hand-written "Made in France" en verso. Partial old paper label en verso. 38 1/2" H x 14 3/4" W. Mid 19th century. CONDITION: Barometer not in working order (missing mercury tube). Thermometer section lacks glass cover. Old hinges on back broken and panel attached with tape. Scattered small losses to carving.
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