Reaumur Clock 1

Reaumur Clock

Origin: France
Movement: n/a
Serial: n/a
Style: Reaumur Clock
Age: 1830-1840

SKU: MC841. Category: .

Product Description

The open drum eight day movement is mounted on a black marble pillar with aproned plinth, standing on a gilt wood base with original glass dome. The original coiled thermometer is mounted on a silver Reaumur scale, indicating the temperature. The Reaumur is a temperature scale in which the freezing and boiling points of water are set to 0 and 80 degrees, respectively the scale is named after Rene Antoine Ferchault de Reaumur, who first proposed something similar in 1730.