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162. Antique Round basket with lid

$178

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Found in Kyoto, this antique basket is a piece that is as both practical as it is aesthetically pleasing. Featuring a sturdy handle and a stunningly intricate hand-woven lid handle.

Our friend Kingy is based in Kyoto with her husband and baby daughter. She trawls through antique markets and hidden vintage stores in the area to find us amazing goodies.

Kingy is a photographer by trade and shoots the pieces she finds in her parent-in-law's old machiya in town. 

Details

34cm wide

38cm tall

14cm deep basket

Origin

Japan
Kyoto, Japan
35.0116° N, 135.7680° E

Kyoto is considered the cultural capital of Japan and a major tourist destination. It is home to numerous Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines, palaces and gardens. 京都, Kyōto served as Japan's capital and the emperor's residence from 794 until 1868. It is one of the country's ten largest cities.

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