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230. Antique Two-Tone Tea Cup


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The glossy finish tea cup features two different-coloured halves; one a mottled, pale off-white and the other a burnt, sandy brown. Discovered in Kyoto and sent home to us for you to enjoy.

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. 


7cm diametre

6.5cm 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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