CIF5:  French Nested Weights

French Nested Weights, marked with crowned letter "M", which is Montier of Paris, 1840-1856. They measure 5.9 cm diameter at the top x 4.4 cm diameter at the bottom x 2.9 cm high. Decimal system-500 g/ 1 French decimal pound. Outside lid = 500 grammes; inside lid = 200 grammes; 100 grammes, 100 grammes, 50 grammes, 20 grammes/cup. Identified by Lavagne/Houben.