£40.00 / Made to Order
Hand washing became such a highlighted part of our lives in 2020, and this reminds us why.
Before Lister or Pasteur and the germ theory that to us now seems obvious, many women died of puerperal fever following childbirth, until Ignaz Semmelweis worked out that hand-washing saves lives in the 1840s.
Reading the text on this soap dish while rubbing up a lather turns a routine chore into a meditative ritual of gratitude.
Transfer decorated with roses and text on the inside.
Hand painted with pink lustre on the outside.
17cm wide, 13 cm deep, 3.5cm high