Vintage French Wooden JAPY FRERES & Cie Coffee Grinder

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The square wooden coffee grinder with wooden drawer inside. The top with a scalloped edge, ron top with iron movable part front and iron handle with wooden finial. There are two corners missing from the top of the grinder, though the breakage seems old. In the front a metal oval sign with:
Japy Freres & Cie . Beaucourt Paris.

Circa 1930

Height: 12,5 / 21,5 cm. (4,9 /8,5 inches.)
Width: 15 cm. (5,9 inches.)

Weight: 1.124 grams. 

Japy Freres was founded by Frederic Japy of Beaucount, born 1749 who first made movements for the clock industry at his factory in 1777, becoming the largest and most commercially important clockmaking concern in France. Japy Freres & Cie. supplied movements for some of France's greatest sculptures like Léon Messagé, Alfred-Emmanuel-Louis Beurdeley The business continued after his death. This grinder was manufactured at around 1930 

€ 150