French Ormolu and Alabaster Thermometer
- European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2631B
- Date / Time :
- January 12, 2013 10:00AM
French Ormolu and Alabaster Thermometer, late 19th/early 20th century, surmounted by a gilded white metal captain at a ship's wheel titled "Le Pilote," the reverse indistinctly signed, above temperature gauge with results in Celsius and Fahrenheit, on an Art Nouveau-style foliate base with four feet, unmarked, total ht. 16 7/8 in.
Re-gilded and flaking to gilding. Thermometer appears to work. Nicks to edges of alabaster.
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