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216. Antique Copper Jug


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A copper jug that can hold about 2 litres of liquid and wears its age proudly. Covered in a neatly arranged array of stains and patina, this vessel feels like holding a piece of history in your hands. Additionally copper is known to be naturally antibacterial for liquids held in them.

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. 


24cm wide

15cm deep


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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