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Sea Urchins

Sea Urchins


This tray features a selection of sea urchin skeleton views by the inimitable Albertus Seba. Highlighting different shapes, colors, and sizes, this 18c. lithograph shows top and bottom views.

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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    This tray measures approximately 5 x 8 inches. The relative thinness of the tray – jus