A very handsome table thermometer with ivory register in carved ebony case by William Dixey, 241 Oxford Street, London, c1870

Victorian Thermometer in Ebony Case by William Dixey c1870


Front view of Victorian Thermometer in Ebony Case by William Dixey c1870A very handsome sideboard or hall table thermometer having ivory register with twin ranges 10 – 120 degrees Fahrenheit and -10 – 40 degrees Reamur, marked “Freezing” and “Blood Heat,” and further marked “W. Dixey, 241 Oxford Street, London. The mercury thermometer held in place with twin brass hasps, the bulb protected by a matching brass cloche. The register held within a brass bezel, and mounted on a substantial carved and highly polished ebony obelisk stand.

Dimensions: 10″ high x 3″ wide x 2” deep

Stock No: SI1605

Price: Vavasseur Archive

Front view of Victorian Thermometer in Ebony Case by William Dixey c1870
Front view of Victorian Thermometer in Ebony Case by William Dixey c1870 next to R&J Beck Weather Station





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