The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Cartel barometer
  • Cartel barometer
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • France
  • c. 1770 (case and dial)
    nineteenth century (barometer)
  • Gilt bronze, silk, enamel, gilt brass barometer needle
  • Object size: 92 x 46 x 30 cm
  • Inscription: 'BOURBON / A PARIS' Painted
  • F256
  • Large Drawing Room
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Bezenval sale, 10 August 1795, no. 176; Stowe sale, 28 September 1848, 2525, bought by Redfern for Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.