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Lot 127: BRAZILIAN BUTTERFLY TRAY,(American 20th Century)

Fall Fine Art, Artifacts, Sculpture Sale

by Creighton-Davis Gallery

October 10, 2012

San Marcos, CA, USA

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Description: Title: Butterfly wing composition under glass, mahogany with inlaid wood stripe.Purchased in 1937 at the Panama Canal from a vendor selling handmade items by the Amazon Indians.,, ,, ,

Condition Report: In fine condition.

Notes: Comments: Label verso reads "Atelier Elizabeth, Rio De Janeiro".,Framed, but unexamined out of the frame.

Provenance: Provenance: Tray was acquired in the 1937 from a U.S. citizen stationed in Panama. The butterflies were collected by Indians living in the Amazon region.

Dimensions: , , sheet: 19 by 13 in. (48.5 x 33 cm.) (sight)

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