episode details: Flog It! - Series 5 - Leicester
This is hand-beaten copper by the company Newlyn. It was estimated at 150 £. Knowing how these items are created, the level of detail in this craftsmanship is amazing. With a hammer and a mallet in lead underneath the copper these lovely copper items are created.
Popular designs in this copper include various sorts of fish, landscapes from the UK (including Newlyn itself), fruit and flowers. One of the main appealing things of these items is how the design is matched with the figures on the copper: fish swirl around the outer surface of a vase with seaweed and bubbles giving a sense of movement.