Historically, postcards were a relatively inexpensive and popular means of communication. This card has vibrant color and was printed on good quality creamy colored board from photo-based images. But it is the edge collage of colorful shells surrounding a body of water that makes us instantly yearn for an beach vacation. We believe this card made its debut in Bayonne, Louisana in the early 20th century.
In potichomania process, the glass acts as both a foundation and protective finish, saving the step of varnishing. The original intent as to recreate Greek and Etruscan vases by simulating rare and expensive Sevrés porcelain.
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This tray measures approximately 4 x 6 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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