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Mother of Pearl  Caviar  Dishes Butterfly Embellishments (1 of 8)
Larkin & Gallow
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Mother of Pearl Caviar Dishes Butterfly Embellishments

REF: P2-20 / LA418154
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These large late 19th/early 20th Century Mother of Pearl Butterfly Dishes are seldom found in true pairs, and these are no exception. Complete with their white metal butterflies, I cannot find any marks relating to Wang Hing, although they do look very similar to those of the renowned Far Eastern silversmith. Nevertheless, they are very decorative and could be used for a myriad of purposes around the house, beyond that of just serving your daily import of Caviar! Smaller Mother Pearl dishes we have previously sold, have found favour in the Wedding Market, either as photographic props, floral arrangement vases and ring cushion holders. Each is set on three white metal ball feet. two of the six feet are compression creased (see photograph).
35 mm
220 mm
200 mm
750 mg
Larkin & Gallow has clarified that the Mother of Pearl Caviar Dishes Butterfly Embellishments (LA418154) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being Late 19th Century / Early 20th Century
Overall condition is good with no noticeable damage to the inner surface. However, there is some abrasion to the outer skin of one shell, likely caused during being caught and processed. Two of the six feet have compression creases (see photograph). Please do make time to review all of the pictures to gain a full appreciation of the item and its condition. Should you have any other questions in respect of either the item or its condition, please contact us and we will be pleased to assist wherever possible.
This Mother of Pearl Caviar Dishes Butterfly Embellishments is located in Suffolk, United Kingdom
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