Delightful White Pelican Porcelain Tray Audubon
American White Pelican Porcelain Tray of John James Audubon from Vista Alegre’s Voo Collection. Pelicanus Americanus is one of the most iconic images from Birds of America (1827) by John James Audubon (1785 – 1851 ), etched by Robert Havell (1793 – 1878). The original Birds of America is the most expensive printed book in the world, last copy selling for $10 million back in 2010, less than 200 were ever produced.
Other illustrations of this beautiful ceramics collection include The White-Headed Vulture (Trigonoceps occipitalis), the Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus), the Secretary Bird (Sagittarius serpentarius) from the 1926 edition of “Album of Abyssinian Birds and Mammals”, by Louis Agassiz Fuertes, one of the greatest naturalists and bird artists of the nineteenth/twentieth century, and gained a new life in porcelain with the stamp and quality of Vista Alegre.
Brand: Vista Alegre. Materials: Porcelain, Not suitable for microwaves. For dishwashing, we advise short cycles at low temperatures. Avoid frequent use in dishwashing. Origin: Portugal. Period: Early XXI Century. Size: 20x9x12cm. Weight: 510grs.
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The collection is part of our exclusively curated Ceramics Category.