Oriental antique furniture - contemporary art, lighting and ceramics

Oriental antique furniture - contemporary art, lighting and ceramics

Chinese cake mould with butterfly carving

Early 20th century

  • fruit tree
  • 180mm wide x 70mm deep x 18mm high

Handmade mould with carving of a butterfly, a symbol of long life. The word for butterfly is a homonym of another Chinese character that means "to attain an old age". This would make a special gift for someone approaching a milestone birthday.

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