SOLD William Harris & Co. - London. Rare Georgian mahogany bow-fronted Thermometer in original condition. c1820. [6241]


Good quality and rare early 19th Century mahogany-cased bow-front wall Thermometer in original condition. The cavetto pediment over well engraved silvered brass plate, signed by the maker, recording temperatures from 30-210 degrees Fahrenheit, bearing long mercury thermometer and protected by bowed glass cover. Matching cavetto moulding to the base. [40cm long]. c1820 A noted optical and mathematical instrument maker, working from premises at 50 Holborn from c1815-41.
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