Set of 3 cylindrical grain measures


Elegant set of 3 cylindrical grain measures perfect for decorating in the "Cabinet of Curiosities" style.

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Available on order 2 to 4 weeks

149,90 € tax excl.

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Color of the structure :Black
Main materials of the structure:Wood
Composition :Metal
Main shape :Cylindrical
Type of production :Handcrafted by hand
Specificities :As it is an artisanal manufacture: the dimensions, sculptures, marquetry, colors may vary slightly and evolve.
Cleaning method :Dust-proof wipe + sponge wash with soapy water - No chemicals
Use :Indoor use / dry locations only
To Avoid :- Avoid direct or prolonged exposure to the sun (windows) and the proximity of a heat source. - Maintain the humidity of the room. - Never use chemicals.

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Elegant set of 3 cylindrical grain measures - also called "Boisseaux" - dating from the end of the 19th century.
Made of metal, they each have their own measure: Double Litre, Litre and Demi-Litre.
The system of weights and measures in use in France at the end of the 18th century was very complex, there were more than 800 names for the measures and each name had an infinite number of values...
Here are 3 examples that have crossed the Ages!

They will be perfect to decorate a "Cabinet of Curiosities" style.
Sold by set of 3, they are declined in 3 different measures.

S: 9 cm height x 9 cm diameter / 3"5 x 3"5
M: 13 cm height x 11 cm diameter / 5"1 x 4"3
L: 17 cm diameter x 14.5 cm diameter / 6"7 x 5"5

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