art nouveau thermometer

Art Nouveau Thermometer


Price

£172

Status: Reserved

Item Number

ASR/5961T

Description

A beautiful French Art Nouveau thermometer, C1900. Patinated spelter with putti to base and in working order.
Interesting that there are two scales Centigrade or Celsius and Raumur, a system developed by French physicist Ren Antoine Raumur in 1731. Freezing is zero and boiling water is fixed at 80.
This systems is still in limited use in various parts of Europe.
Excellent condition.
Approx 142 x 68 x 266mm high.

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Internal Ref: ASR/5961T


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