An Imperial Fabergé silver-gilt and enamel thermometer

An Imperial Fabergé silver-gilt and enamel thermometer, of rectangular form with semicircular ends, the surface enamelled in translucent royal blue over banded wavy engine-turning within a leaf tip border, the bead-framed aperture enclosing a white glass panel graded in Réaumur scale, flanked by applied rosettes and acanthus, the ends mounted with ribbon-tied laurel wreaths, wood back, struck with workmaster Victor Aarne's initials and Fabergé in Cyrillic, St. Petersburg, 1899-1908, scratched inventory number 3063, 88 standard, measuring 24.3 centimetres

No. 20834M