English Mahogany Butler's Tray with Chinese Silk


19th century English mahogany butler's tray featuring a dramatic Chinese silk robe fragment. The fine embroidery depicts a pair of dragons, lions, and phoenix's in gold thread on a vintage teal silk ground. Displayed in a handsome mahogany frame under glass with heavily patinated brass handles on each side.

Dimensions: 26"w x 2"d x 15.5"h

Circa: Late-19th Century, China

Condition: Distressed, wear consistent with age and use. Beautifully aged patina on textile and wood finish.