c1870 Hand Painted Japanned Papier Mache Handled Dish


A very attractive c1870 Victorian painted papier mache calling card tray or sweetmeats dish, which has been decorated in a Chinese style.

The black papier mache bowl has had foliage and a peacock painted on, although the bid is a bid rubbed. The metal hinged handle is decorated with foliage and flowers. Condition is good apart from the wear to the bird.

Size: 25 x 14 cm (9 7/8 x 5 ½ inches)
Weight: 346 g