A wonderful desk or shelf accessory, this is a fine 19th century bronze sculpture, a Classical figure forms the housing for a room thermometer. Function and beauty! Mounted on an oval plinth of fine polished marble, it's going to be someone's treasure soon. Overall, it's 8.5" tall, and the base is 5.25' x 3.75" and about 1+" high. A shepherd figure with crooked staff, it is in the Classical pose, format and rests and arm upon a beautifully sculpted column.
Very good to excellent condition, no breaks and no cracks, no loss. A nice dark bronze patina on the figure. The thermometer is original, heavy brilliantly polished brass on the column. Photos tell all.
Antique French sterling silver, Georgian jewelry, sewing, Black Forest, etc 17th to 19th c. European
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