Antique French Thermometer 18th/early 19th century

£1,650

A fascinating Antique French thermometer;
This French Thermometer truly captures the elegance and craftsmanship of its time.

Description

A fascinating Antique French thermometer;
This French Thermometer truly captures the elegance and craftsmanship of its time.
Details:
• Design and Craftsmanship: The delicate glass tube, filled with alcohol, serves as the temperature indicator. As the temperature changes, the liquid rises or falls within the tube. The precision required to create such a functional and aesthetically pleasing instrument is remarkable.
• Wooden Case: The ornate wooden case adds to its allure. Intricate detailing, gilding, and painted decorations elevate this thermometer beyond mere functionality. It’s not just a practical tool; it’s a work of art.
• Historical Significance: Dating back to the early 19th or late 18th century, this thermometer provides a glimpse into the scientific and artistic sensibilities of that era. Imagine the hands that carefully assembled it, the eyes that admired its beauty and the minds that appreciated its functionality.
• Height: Standing at 68 cm, this thermometer commands attention. Whether displayed in a study, library, or collector’s cabinet, it’s bound to spark curiosity and admiration.
• Free Postage: Owning a piece of history without worrying about shipping costs.
If only this thermometer could share the stories it has witnessed—the changing seasons, scientific discoveries, and perhaps even conversations held in its presence. As you consider adding it to your collection, remember that it’s not just an object; it’s a bridge connecting us to the past.
Most objects sold in our gallery are antiques, vintage or used, therefore they will show signs of being antique, vintage or used. There may be signs of scratches, discolouration, chips, cracks wear, tear unknown manufacturers and/or patterns, etc. Please see the photographs as they form part of the description.
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Leans Gallery does not guarantee any Barometer/thermometer to be in working order.