Great Barometer - Louis XV


Palace of Versailles Jean-Joseph Lemaire
The Great Barometer of Kings Louis XV and Louis XVI at Versailles, richly carved by Lemaire, Sculpteur des Menus-Plaisirs and gilded by Mazière. Plinth in ebony veneer, opening with a drawer. Decor of a laurel tree, the King's arms, the attributes of Victory, Abundance and Peace etc. the closed crown, military trophies, flags, shield, cornucopiae, winged genious and royal orders etc.

Acquisition, thanks to the understanding of Messieurs Kraemer and the participation of the Fonds du Patrimoine.
Circa 1772-1775