Gentleman’s Mahogany Dresser Tray, "Frog on Lily Pad" Ca. 1880Gentleman’s Mahogany Dresser Tray, "Frog on Lily Pad" Ca. 1880Gentleman’s Mahogany Dresser Tray, "Frog on Lily Pad" Ca. 1880Gentleman’s Mahogany Dresser Tray, "Frog on Lily Pad" Ca. 1880Gentleman’s Mahogany Dresser Tray, "Frog on Lily Pad" Ca. 1880Gentleman’s Mahogany Dresser Tray, "Frog on Lily Pad" Ca. 1880Gentleman’s Mahogany Dresser Tray, "Frog on Lily Pad" Ca. 1880Gentleman’s Mahogany Dresser Tray, "Frog on Lily Pad" Ca. 1880

This is a wonderfully carved and decorated elegant gentleman’s dresser tray made from solid mahogany with a charming frog sitting on a lily pad. The piece measures 14 inches long by 9.25 inches wide. It sits on four ogee style feet. The combined height of the feet and tray is 2.25 inches. The frog sits about 2.75 inches tall above the surface of the tray. On the two back corners of the tray are circular pieces of wood carved to resemble tree stumps but hollowed out to hold loose change, rings or other jewelry. The surface of the tray is textured and with two lily blossoms along with the lily pad applied to the surface. The bug-eyed frog and the two “stumps” have been attached from underneath with screws. The piece is a real charmer and a delight to behold. We believe that it is English. The execution of the piece is excellent. The condition is superb. Somebody has taken very good care of it over the years. There is one condition issue to mention. A petal on one of the lily flowers broke off once but has been skillfully reattached. It is barely noticeable. (See photo.) There is a little dirt and dust trapped in the corners and on the textured surface. Other than that there are no significant condition issues. This tray has been treasured over the years and will continue to be treasured in the future. It would be a great gift for the refined gentleman in your life.

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Gentleman’s Mahogany Dresser Tray, "Frog on Lily Pad" Ca. 1880

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