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SOLD - Sterling Silver Desk Thermometer - Antique Edwardian

An exceptional, fine and impressive, unusual and rare antique Edwardian English sterling silver desk thermometer; an addition to our diverse ornamental silverware collection

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SOLD - Sterling Silver Desk Thermometer - Antique Edwardian
SOLD - Sterling Silver Desk Thermometer - Antique Edwardian

Description


This exceptional antique Edwardian sterling silver desk thermometer has a plain rectangular form.


The surface of the stand is fitted with an impressive thermometer tube with a large globular bulb to the lower portion, secured with sterling silver lobed straps and featuring a pierced decorated grille enveloping the bulb.


Either side of the stem is embellished with numerically scaled markings pertaining to the fahrenheit and centigrade measurements, incorporating 'Freezing' and 'Blood Heat' indicators.


The upper portion of the piece bears the contemporary engraved inscription 'J. & E. M. G.' between the dates '1885' and '1910'; the lower portion bears an engraved continuation of the inscription date 'April 6th'.


This impressive thermometer is fitted with a hallmarked sterling silver hinged easel style strut.


This very substantial and unusual Edwardian thermometer has been crafted in an exceptional gauge of silver.


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Date: 1909

Condition


This antique Edwardian thermometer is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface and part hallmarks to the strut are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Edwardian silverware.


Dimensions


Height 15.7cm/6.2"

Length 7.6cm/3"

Depth 1cm/0.4"


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in Antique Silver in the 1970's. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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