"Aerolight Observed July 1867" Glass Tray
From Astronomy by Jean Pierre Rambosson (1875). Believed to originate in the asteroid belt between the planets of Mars and Jupiter, meteorites are solid pieces of debris from an object, such as a comet or asteroid that survives its passage through the atmosphere to reach the surface of a planet or moon. When the object enters the atmosphere, various factors cause it to heat up and radiate energy, becoming a meteor and forming a fireball, also known as a shooting star or falling star.
In the potichomania process, the glass acts as both a foundation and protective finish, saving the step of varnishing. The original intent was to recreate Greek and Etruscan vases by simulating rare and expensive Sevrés porcelain.
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DetailsThis tray measures approximately 5x8 inches. The relative thinness of the tray – just over 1/8” thick – belies the complexity of the potichomania process. Each of our trays is comprised of a glass tray, three layers of 28# paper, four coatings of varnish, and finished with two coats, each of paint and clear acrylic spray. We’ve added a high-quality felt pad on the bottom in order to protect your home surfaces.
Care: Please spray with a gentle glass cleanser and wipe clean. Do not submerge in water. For decorative purposes only.
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