c19th specimen marbleinlaid english desktop thermometer

C19th specimen marble-inlaid English desk-top thermometer.



Item Ref

ML 118


C19th specimen marble-inlaid English desk-top thermometer.
Derbyshire black marble thermometer with coloured specimen marble inlay .Engraved ivory scale with mercury tube , standing on stepped plinth base with ball feet.
Probably produced in Ashford , Derbyshire where an industry developed and thrived during the mid C19th in imitation of the Italian Florentine marble and 'pietra dura' workshops , using both imported and local hardstones.
H 9"
Base 5.5" x 3"
England c.1860
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Internal Ref: ML 118


Height = 22 cm (9")
Width = 8 cm (3")
Depth = 7 cm (3")

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