Antique French Demijohn

Antique French Demijohn

Antique French Demijohn
Absolutely a beautiful and unusual shape demijohn or carboy. The name carboy originates from the Persian word; qarabah. Demijohn's come from the French for, dame-jeanne, or Lady Jane and comes from around 1700 and refers to any glass bottle, with a large body, capable of holding from 5 and 16 gallons of liquid and a small neck.
  • Country of Origin: France
  • Era: Antique
  • Age: circa 1900
  • Measurements:
  • Height: 12 inches
  • Depth: 6 inches
  • Length/Width: 6 inches

Item Number: J2064G

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