French Copper

Finds of the Summer

It’s been another copper filled summer in France. We visited many small markets, with the annual brocante guidebook never far from our side. Each weekend, mostly on Sundays, and sometimes on the occasional national holiday, small villages across the country hold their yearly festivities. There are the tiny ones, where a dozen or so locals display the … Continue reading »

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A Copper Filled Summer – Some of the Best Kitchenware in France’s Museums

As the summer is drawing to a close here in France and la rentrée – the annual  return of France’s workers and students – looms on the horizon, I thought it would be a good moment to recap some of the copperware sights we’ve seen this year. Over the course of a summer, we tend to do … Continue reading »

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The Greatest Store in the World

Ah, the great department stores of Paris. Rising up behind the glorious Opéra Garnier on the city’s right bank, with all their many floors of designer goods, luxury articles and gourmet foods. Galleries Lafayette, Printemps, these names have become so famous and they attract such an audience that they have their own Paris metro stops. … Continue reading »

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The Antique Copper Pans of J. Jacquotot

Welcome to the first post on our new French Kitchen Antiques blog. We will use this space in the future to give you more in-depth information on the history of antique French kitchenware, some of the stories behind famed manufacturers and of course updates about new antiques that we’ve added to our shop. We start … Continue reading »

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