A French Empire ormolu thermometer decorated with medallions representing the twelve astrological signs following one another throughout the central dial with gradations indicating the temperatures, surmounted by a palmette, foliated rinceau terminated with small flowers. In the lower part, two Roman helmets on both sides of a central medallion representing the wolf with Romulus and Remus resting on a Siena marble plinth and a gilt bronze base.
Dim: W: 4,3 in - D: 2,8in - H: 13,4in.
Dim: L:11cm, P:7cm, H:34cm.
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