Butterfly Ginkgo Small Cheese Board w/ Knife


The Butterfly Ginkgo Collection celebrates the representation of flora as fauna. Michael’s fascination with a particular type of ginkgo tree , the Ginkgo Biloba, or “Butterfly Ginkgo”, which grows with a double leaf reminiscent of a butterfly’s wings, gave rise to a fantasia image of the plant. Executed at the highest level of handcraftsmanship, each piece is rendered in solid brass with hand etched cocoon-shaped vessels. The pieces in the collection are a tour de force of the handcrafted process, capturing the poetic spirit that is so deeply indicative of Michael’s work.

“The first time I saw this 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.”


  • Board 16.5″L x 5.75″W x 1.75″H
  • Knife 6″L
  • Marble
  • Natural & Oxidized Brass
  • Stainless Steel


SKU: 175782


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