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Galvanometer Antique Measuring Instrument Used for Telegraph Cables 1850 circa
Located in Milan, IT
Vertical mirror galvanometer made in 1850 circa, oak and glass, three adjustable screws at the base. Tool constituted by a magnet bar movable inside a coil and connected to a needle....
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Antique 1850s British Scientific Instruments

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Wood

Actinometer Antique Measuring Instrument made by Griffin & Tatlock London in 30s
By Griffin & Tatlock ltd
Located in Milan, IT
Herschel actinometer, 1930s, wood and brass, signed Griffin & Tatlock ltd London. It is an instrument invented in 1825 by John Herschel and used for the measurement of the solar heat...
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Vintage 1930s British Scientific Instruments

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Wood

Large Clock Barometer Antique Measuring Instrument by Amadio London 1842-1851
Located in Milan, IT
Rare large barometer complete with clock signed F. Amadio 35 Moorgate Street London active at this address between 1842 and 1851. Case of mahogany wood and finely worked mahogany roo...
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Antique 1840s British Scientific Instruments

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Mahogany

Antique Chinese Elmwood Basket Rice Measure
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Large antique Chinese 19th century Elmwood rice measure with iron decoration and handles. A rustic antique handcrafted Chinese rice measure storage basket with beautiful patina and o...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export More Asian Art, Objects...

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Elm

Decorated Cast Iron Scale for Babies Antique Measuring Instrument 19th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Scales for babies made of cast iron with depictions of flowers. The scale is equipped with a double scale: on one side from 0 to 15kg, on the other side from 0 to 10 hg. Counterweigh...
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Antique 1880s Children's Furniture

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Iron

Japanese Antique Pair of Wood Rice Measures
Located in Shelburne, VT
Special find from our last Japanese Acquisition Here's a beautiful and unique way to accent your indoor or outdoor garden space with these treasures from Japan! This special ...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Planters and Jardinieres

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Metal

Small Antique Footed Pewter Imperial Tankard Measures
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Not quite a matching pair of imperial measures made of pewter in the shape of one handled mug or tankard. These measures are generally graduating in size and each labelled accordingl...
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Antique 1830s British Barware

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Pewter

Antique Two Quart Measuring Container by Henry Troemner
By Henry Troemner
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Antique brass two quart measuring container by Henry Troemner, Philadelphia PA The 7 inche tall pitcher with attached handle. Troemner is the world's leading supplier of precision ...
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Early 20th Century American Pitchers

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Brass

1900s Mahogany Condenser Electroscope Antique Physics Measuring Instrument
Located in Milan, IT
Condenser electroscope made of mahogany wood, brass and glass from the early 1900s; it is an antique instrument that allows to recognize if a body is electrically charged; it can rev...
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Early 20th Century British Scientific Instruments

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Mahogany

Antique French Metal Measuring Cups, Set of Nine
Located in High Point, NC
This set of nine metal measuring cups was made in France. The robust construction features rings adorning the cylindrical bodies and a sturdy rectangular handle on the side. With a t...
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Antique Early 1900s French Rustic Jars

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Metal

Set of Antique Cast Iron Chinese Weight Measures
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful pair of solid cast iron Chinese scale weights, each showing great patina. These tactile pieces from Shanxi Province are great for shelf or desk display and use. Sold as a...
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Early 20th Century Chinese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Iron

Antique French Grain Measure, Early 20th Century
Located in Chappaqua, NY
Antique French grain measure, early 20th century. Marked 'Decalitre'. Aged wood with top metal band. Staved wood base.
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Early 20th Century French More Folk Art

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Wood

Handmade, Individually Painted Antique Chinese Porcelain Weight Measures
Located in New York, NY
Six hand formed and individually decorated antique Chinese porcelain weight measures, circa 1920, from Shanxi Province. Each with a distinctive shape and image. Several have engraved...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Ceramics

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Porcelain

Antique Cast brass Measuring Bowl from Northern India
Located in North Hollywood, CA
A medium sized antique cast brass measuring bowl from northern India. High relief casting, bundled rope maker's mark on the bottom. Bronze rice-measuring bowl from Eastern India. Ci...
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Antique 19th Century Indian Folk Art Metalwork

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Metal

Stick Barometer Mahogany Board Antique Weather Measuring Instrument J. Ramsden
By Jesse Ramsden
Located in Milan, IT
Stick barometer mounted on a mahogany board complete with vernier reading the variation of atmospheric pressure signed by Jesse Ramsden, end of the 18th century. Very good condition,...
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Antique 1780s Scientific Instruments

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Wood

1930s Antique Aneroid Mahogany Barometer, Forecast Instrument Weather Measure
Located in Milan, IT
Aneroid barometer of mahogany with threads and decorative motifs. Silver-plated brass dial engraved with meteorological indications and double hand, the first one directly connected ...
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Vintage 1930s British Scientific Instruments

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Mahogany

England Early 1900 Brass Galvanometer Antique Physic Measuring Instrument
By Philip Harris Ltd.
Located in Milan, IT
Moving coil brass galvanometer with three-screw base, instrument signed Philip Harris Ltd Birmingham England n. 19402, made in the early 1900, a tool used as a detector of direct cur...
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Early 20th Century British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Florence 1880 Universale Porciatti Topographic Level Antique Surveyor Measuring
Located in Milan, IT
Small topographic level signed Universale Porciatti Officina P. Sbisà Firenze of black painted brass and chromed brass from the late 19th century. In excellent condition and complete...
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Antique 1880s Italian Scientific Instruments

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Brass

1960 Italy Bakelite and Wood Ammeter, Antique Physic Measuring Instrument
Located in Milan, IT
Ammeter, bakelite wood and brass instrument, used to measure the intensity of electric current, made by S.I.P.I.E. Pozzi and Trovero Spa in Milan in the 1960s, a company active since...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Scientific Instruments

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Wood

Barometer Antique Weather Measuring Instrument by Giuseppe Piana Early 1800s
By Giuseppe Piana
Located in Milan, IT
Extremely rare barometer made by Giuseppe Piana at the beginning of 1800s, complete with thermometer and barometer with double pipe, the first one with siphon, the second one U shape...
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Antique Early 19th Century Italian Scientific Instruments

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Wood

1850 Ciceri and Pini Mahogany Barometer Antique Weather Measuring Instrument
Located in Milan, IT
Barometer of mahogany wood with cedar wood edges, signed Ciceri and Pini active between 1842 and 1858. Silver-plated brass dial engraved with meteorological indications. The reading ...
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Antique 1850s Italian Scientific Instruments

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Mahogany

19th Century Mahogany Barometer F Somalvico Antique Weather Measuring Instrument
Located in Milan, IT
Barometer complete with clock signed F. Somalvico N ° 11 Brook Str. Holborn London datable between 1810 and 1820. Finely crafted mahogany wood case with cedar wood edges. Large silve...
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Antique 1810s British Scientific Instruments

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Mahogany

Engraved Boxwood Book Shaped Sundial Antique Time Measuring Instrument 1800s
Located in Milan, IT
Engraved boxwood diptych sundial with brass hinges, book-shaped, English manufacture, first decade of the 19th century. The sundial is equipped with a compass for orientation inserte...
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Antique Early 1800s British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

1850 Induction spool or Ruhmkorff Spool Antique Physic Measuring Instrument
Located in Milan, IT
Antique nduction spool also called Ruhmkorff spool conceived circa mid-19th century, an instrument used to produce high voltage electric discharges starting from a low voltage direct...
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Antique 1850s Italian Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Antique Instrument to Measure the Expansion of Metals English Manufacture 1850
Located in Milan, IT
Brass instrument on wooden board used to measure the expansion of metals subjected to heat source with indicator from 0 to 4. English manufacture of the mid-nineteenth century. Very ...
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Antique 1850s British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

19th Century Antique Mahogany Barometer Wisker York Weather Measuring Instrument
Located in Milan, IT
English barometer of mahogany wood signed Wisker York from the early 19th century, complete with reading vernier for checking the variation in pressure, large thermometer and hygrome...
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Antique Early 19th Century British Scientific Instruments

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Mahogany

Group of Three Rustic Country Antiques Oil Lamp Stool Grain Measure
Located in Somis, CA
A group of three rustic country antiques. A handmade wooden oil lamp with very charming fish shaped holder and wheat shaped post on solid thick wood stand. A handcrafted tenon-mortis...
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Wood

Antique Carved Root Ball & Sterling Horse Dealer's Measuring Stick Walking Cane
By Joseph Hicks
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This antique horse dealer's cane was made in England by most likely Joseph Hicks and dates to the 1890s and done in the period, high Victorian style. The cane handle is a carved root...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Early Victorian Sports Equipment and M...

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Sterling Silver

Antique Chinese Rich Wood Rice Grain Measure Harvest Carry Bucket w/ Iron Detail
Located in National City, CA
Antique rustic wooden Chinese rice measure basket with carry handle. Primitive wood grain rice measure harvesting bucket grip handle in the middle. Has rich patina retains original...
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Antique 1890s Chinese Primitive Decorative Baskets

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Metal

Antique Chinese Rich Wood Rice Grain Measure Harvest Carry Bucket Iron Details
Located in National City, CA
Antique rustic wooden Chinese rice measure basket with carry handle. Wood grain rice measure harvesting bucket with grip handle in the middle. Has rich patina retains original meta...
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Antique 1890s Chinese Primitive Decorative Bowls

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Metal

Antique Chinese Brown Grain Measuring Cup with Metal Braces and Lateral Handles
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese antique dark brown grain measuring cup from the early 20th century, with lateral handles and metal braces. Created in China during the early years of the 20th century, this...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Planters, Cachepots and Jardinières

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Wood

Antique Tape Measure
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Unique vintage tape measure from Austria. Red leather and fabric tape with hand crank on first tabe measure. Tape measure is in metric. Fantastic patina and great as a decorative o...
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20th Century Austrian More Furniture and Collectibles

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Metal

  • Antique Tape Measure
  • Antique Tape Measure
  • Antique Tape Measure
  • Antique Tape Measure
H 1 in. Dm 4.5 in.
Antique French Copper Water Measure
Located in Austin, TX
A 19th Century French Copper Water Measure with two handles called "Ferrat" from the Bresse Region. In excellent condition, a beautiful decorative accessory for your home as well as ...
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Antique 19th Century French Decorative Objects

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Copper

  • Antique French Copper Water Measure
  • Antique French Copper Water Measure
  • Antique French Copper Water Measure
  • Antique French Copper Water Measure
H 12.00 in. Dm 16.00 in.
Set of Antique Copper and Brass Seer Measures
Located in Heath, MA
Set of six nesting copper and brass seer measures, circa 1920, ranging in size from 1/16 seer to 2 seer. Manufactured in Bombay, the cups have wonderful patina and multiple metal wor...
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Early 20th Century Indian British Colonial Planters, Cachepots and Jardi...

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Brass, Copper

Late 19th c. Antique Forester's Log Measuring Caliper, c.1890
Located in San Francisco, CA
About A large antique adjustable caliper used to measure the size of trees to cut. Double sided with measurements on each side. Creator unknown. Date of manufacture c.1890-191...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Industrial More Folk Art

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Wood

Antique Chinese Rice Measure Basket with Original Iron Decoration
Located in New York, NY
A rustic antique wooden Chinese rice measure basket with beautiful patina and original metal hardware. Ideal for mail, magazines, or in the entry way for flip flops or dog leashes an...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Decorative Boxes

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Wood

Metronome Johan Maelzel Antique Musical Measuring Instrument made in Early 1900s
Located in Milan, IT
Metronome system Johan Maelzel (1772-1838) of the early 1900s. It is an instrument used to measure the tempo of music, the sound of the pendulum accurately signals the speed of execu...
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Early 20th Century Austrian Musical Instruments

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Wood

Rare Set of Antique Khotan Runners each measuring over 33 ft long
Located in New York, NY
One of our most interesting finds to date. A set of rare Khotan runners, each having a repeating diamond motifs in earth tone hues surrounded by thin multi band borders with several...
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20th Century East Turkestani Other Chinese and East Asian Rugs

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Wool

Reclaimed Wood Console with Antique Measuring Box Drawers
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Console made out of reclaimed Doug fir with antique Guatemalan measuring boxes as drawers. Fun and rustic! Functional console with two working storage drawers. Golden medium brown ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Central American Rustic Console Tables

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Reclaimed Wood

Antique Chinese Grain Measure Basket
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Chinese rice or grain measure or water bucket showing very attractive wear and Chinese calligraphy. These boxes are not only beautiful they are very functional. Classically shaped wi...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Rustic More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Elm

  • Antique Chinese Grain Measure Basket
  • Antique Chinese Grain Measure Basket
  • Antique Chinese Grain Measure Basket
  • Antique Chinese Grain Measure Basket
H 10 in. W 13.5 in. D 13.25 in.
Antique Chinese Rice Measure Basket
Located in New York, NY
A rustic antique Chinese rice measure basket with beautiful patina and original metal hardware. Not just a beautiful object, but a very functional box for mail, magazines, or in the ...
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Antique Early 1900s Chinese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Elm

  • Antique Chinese Rice Measure Basket
  • Antique Chinese Rice Measure Basket
  • Antique Chinese Rice Measure Basket
  • Antique Chinese Rice Measure Basket
H 9 in. W 14 in. D 14 in.
Japanese Antique Pair Wooden Rice Measures, 1900
Located in Shelburne, VT
Fresh finds from our latest Japanese Acquisition Travels Here's a beautiful and unique way to accent your indoor or outdoor garden space with these treasures from Japan! This ...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Planters, Cachepots and Jardinières

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Wood

Japanese Choice Antique "Signed Pair" Wood Rice Measures
Located in Shelburne, VT
Special find from our latest Japanese Acquisition Here's a beautiful and unique way to accent your indoor or outdoor garden space with these treasures from Japan! This specia...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Planters and Jardinieres

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Wood

Antique Chinese Rice Measure Basket with Original Iron Decoration
Located in New York, NY
A rustic antique Chinese rice measure basket with beautiful patina and original metal hardware. Ideal for mail, magazines, or in the entry way for flip flops or dog leashes and toys....
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Early 20th Century Chinese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Wood

Collection of Small Nicely Worn Antique Grain Measure Baskets
Located in New York, NY
A collection of three antique Chinese grain measures showing very attractive wear. These boxes are not only beautiful they are very functional. Perfect as desk accessories or bedside...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Decorative Boxes

Large Industrial Antique Lollypop Toledo Scale Measures to 1600 Pounds
Located in Washington, DC
Toledo honest weight scale recently removed from a 1920s warehouse built for bank storage in downtown Washington D.C. The scale is in excellent working condition and has recently bee...
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Vintage 1920s American Industrial Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Metal

Useful Japanese Antique Folk Art Handmade Wooden Rice Measure, 1930
Located in Shelburne, VT
Here's a beautiful and unique way to accent your indoor or outdoor garden space with this treasure from Japan! This is a hand made antique wooden rice measure dating to the 1930s ...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Showa Garden Ornaments

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Wood

Set of 7 Antique French Pewter Signed Graduated Measuring Tankards, circa 1770s
Located in New Orleans, LA
Set of 7 antique French heavy pewter graduated measuring tankards signed, "L. Brenu R. Cie," Paris, circa 1750-1800. Measures: Tallest 7 1/4" high x 4" diameter Smallest 1 5/8" hig...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Barware

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Pewter

Special Japanese Antique Pair Folk Art Handmade Wooden Rice Measures, 1900
Located in Shelburne, VT
Fresh finds from our latest Japanese Acquisition Travels Here's a beautiful and unique way to accent your indoor or outdoor garden space with these treasures from Japan! These...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Planters, Cachepots and Jardinières

Materials

Wood

Antique Chinese Rice Measure Basket with Great Patina and Faded Red Characters
Located in New York, NY
A rustic antique Chinese rice measure basket with beautiful patina, original metal hardware and old red Chinese characters. Ideal for mail, magazines, or in the entry way for flip fl...
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Antique Early 1900s Chinese Decorative Baskets

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Elm

Special Japanese Antique Pair of Folk Art Handmade Wooden Rice Measures, 1900
Located in Shelburne, VT
Fresh finds from our latest Japanese Acquisition Travels Here's a beautiful and unique way to accent your indoor or outdoor garden space with these treasures from Japan! This pair...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Planters, Cachepots and Jardinières

Materials

Wood

B202 Large Antique Scottish Four Gallon Haystack Copper Weights and Measures Jug
Located in Vancouver, BC
Scotland, 1880. All original. Haystack shape. Wide rounded body. Shaped pouring spout. Loop handle. Has pressed seal mark on inside lip. Dents and repairs as shown. $750. ...
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Antique 1880s Scottish Pitchers

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Copper

Set of Seven Antique 19th Century New York Graduated Copper Measures by B. Budde
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A wonderful set of 19th century New York City antique copper measures. Comprised of seven pitcher form, tin lined measures in descending sizes. Stamped with various numbers and le...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Late Victorian Pitchers

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Copper

Antique Measures For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of antique measures is available at 1stDibs. The range of distinct antique measures — often made from wood, metal and copper — can elevate any home. There are all kinds of antique measures available, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Antique measures bearing Victorian or Folk Art hallmarks are very popular at 1stDibs. Joseph Hicks produced beautiful antique measures that are worth considering.

How Much are Antique Measures?

The average selling price for at 1stDibs is $433, while they’re typically $150 on the low end and $50,000 highest priced.