Aluminum Leaf Catchall Tray
$160.00|Made in Mexico
This leaf-shaped tray is both stunning and versatile, as suitable for serving food or as a centerpiece as it is on a sideboard or dresser as a decorative piece. Whether its presenting fruit, catching keys by the door or collecting jewelry on a vanity, this tray is an eye-catching addition to any home.
18.90 x 10.24 x 1.57 inches
Estado de Mexico
This Aluminum Leaf Catchall Tray is an exclusive, hand made piece sourced by Maison Numen in Mexico City. It is made from aluminum, and strikes the perfect balance between rustic charm and modern tastes. Certainly is sure to become the center of attention in any space it inhabits. Use it as a key holder, letter tray, fruit plate, jewelry dish or simply a decorative piece.
On the outskirts of Mexico City, in the region known as the State of Mexico, there are numerous artisanal communities. These places, such as Naucalpan, Texcoco, Jiquipilco, El Oro and Toluca, are at the forefront of Mexican crafts. Though seemingly on the margins of modernity, in the hinterlands of the country’s capital, their work is cutting edge. They meld modern processes with traditional techniques to create unique products. The results are pieces which are both classic and contemporary, and wholly Mexican. It is from these metalworking communities that innovations in design, production and art arise. This unique piece is just one example of the progressive, innovative work that these communities are engaging in.
Aluminum only became widespread and affordable in the 20th century. Prior to this, it was one of the rarest metals around, and reserved for the wealthiest in society. Napoleon treated his favorite guests to his precious aluminum cutlery, which reflected his power and wealth. Technological and scientific developments, however, have made the material ubiquitous. We use it and dispose of it, without thought, every day. This gorgeous piece shows how beautiful this material can be, and leads us to reassess our view of it.
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