A particular type of gingko tree, the Gingko Biloba, or "Butterfly Gingko", which grows with a double leaf reminiscent of a butterfly's wings, inspired the design of this stunning Butterfly Gingko serving bowl.
Aram, whose name in Hindi translates to "gently, with peace, with love and care," remembers, "The first time I saw this Gingko tree, it literally looked like it had been completely overtaken by butterflies…as if they would all take flight the moment I walked too close or made a noise. The idea that the leaves could evoke the beauty of butterflies was magical to me, like trees that can metamorphose from flora to fauna in the blink of an eye."
Made entirely by hand in New Dehli using traditional metalworking techniques, no two examples ever exactly the same.
A wonderful gift, this serving bowl is equally comfortable in contemporary as well as in more classical interiors.
Hand Textured Stainless Steel, Natural & Oxidized Brass
Dimensions: 12 L x 9 W x 6 H inches
A range of butterfly gingko themed gifts were selected for the gift shop accompanying the exhibition Monet Framing Life, which will be at the Detroit Institute of Arts from October 22, 2017 — March 4, 2018.