Large Vintage Couroc of Monterey black inlaid tray. Produced in CA, the tray is made of a proprietary formula of a Phenolic Resin mix. The mushroom is hand inlaid with wood and metal is fused into the black stain Phenolic. The metal looks like brass.
Back of the tray has a gold couroc label with black writing made in the 50's/60's. There is also Couroc of Monterey California embossed on the back by the label.
Rich warm colors, wonderful inlaid design.
Dimensions: 18" x 12" about 1/2" Deep.
THERE ARE NO LEGS, THIS IS A TRAY ONLY.
Here is some info on the Couroc Company:
The Couroc Company was a Monterey California company that produced many different types and shapes of trays, boxes, ashtrays and glassware from 1948. Their products have become and remain collectible because of their high quality and beauty. Couroc products are cherished gifts because of their great variety and beauty in design. Hand inlaid by master craftsmen, shells, coins, Rhinestones, woods and metals are fused into Couroc's famous satin black material which is impervious to alcohol, boiling water, and cigarette burns. Wash trays with mild soap and water.
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*VINTAGE NOTE: Please remember that this item has already had a previous life. Therefore, there might be the occasional imperfection. Although I take great care to describe any flaws and provide all the correct information about the age and details about the vintage items, I'm not a expert antique dealer.