Antique French Demijohn or Carboy

Antique French Demijohn or Carboy

Antique French Demijohn or Carboy
$425.00
Take your pick, carboy, demijohn or jimmyjohn, they all refer to the same glass vessel. Carboy's originate from the Persian word; qarabah, while demijohn comes courtesy of the French, for dame-jeanne, or Lady Jane and derives from circa 1700. Demijohn's refer to any large glass bottle, with a small neck capable of holding between 5 and 16 gallons of a liquid.
  • Country of Origin: France
  • Era: Antique
  • Age: circa 1880-1900
  • Measurements:
  • Height: 17.25 inches
  • Depth: 10 inches
  • Length/Width: 10 inches

Item Number: J2064H

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