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Early 20th century illustration of plume types by Adolphe Philippe Millot (1857–1921) a French painter, lithographer and entomologist. Millot illustrated many of the natural history sections of Petit Larousse, and was also the senior illustrator at Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle. Additionally, he was a member of the Salon des Artistes Francaise and the Société entomologique de France.

In 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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    This tray measures approximately 8 x 10 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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