Butterfly wing tourist Tray from Brazil c. 1920Butterfly wing tourist Tray from Brazil c. 1920Butterfly wing tourist Tray from Brazil c. 1920

An interesting and decorative example of a Brazilian tray made as a tourist memento, with a vase of flowers made from the wings of exotic Butterflies. The glazed tableau set into a tropical wood tray with an attractive marquetry inlaid border.

Other trays from the same period feature birds, animals, Brazilian land and seascapes, ocean liners etc

Circa 1900-1925. In good condition. A very small piece of wood missing on the wooden tray surround. old water stain on part of the surround. (see photos) measures 21 inches x 13.5

Item ID: 1344

Butterfly wing tourist Tray from Brazil c. 1920

$220 USD

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