Lot 127: BRAZILIAN BUTTERFLY TRAY,(American 20th Century)
October 10, 2012
San Marcos, CA, USALive Auction
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)