What a wonderful antique thermometer with handsome decorations including a Dachshund dog sitting on the ornate base. It has survived in wonderful condition with lovely aged patina to the bronze. There is a small applied bow at the top of the glass tube and at the bottom and a nice tasseled spear at the top. It measures 7 1/2"T x 3"W x 2 1/4"D and the dog is 1 1/2"L x 1"T. Although the glass and bulb are all intact, you can see separation in the tube of the silver mercury so it is not registering temperature anymore. Just a great piece of Victoriana that is not often seen.