Enchanted Tiki Room “Couroc oF Monterey” souvenir decorator tray.

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Disneyana Start Price:800.00 USD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD
Enchanted Tiki Room “Couroc oF Monterey” souvenir decorator tray.
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This item SOLD at 2015 Feb 28 @ 15:58UTC-8 : PST
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(Disneyland, 1965) Couroc of Monterey was a well-known artisan gallery and manufacturer of high quality, specially crafted items using hand-inlaid materials. The owner and operator, Moira Wallace was the wife of Guthrie Courvoisier, owner of Courvoisier Galleries, a longtime business partner and friend of Walt Disney who had a very successful partnership in the 1930s and 40s marketing Disney animation artwork. “Couroc” is a combination of the family name, Courvoisier and ‘rock’ to imply strength for its specialized black resin used to create elaborate inlaid products. The company made many decorator items from the 1940s through the 1990s. Just as with animation art in the 1930s, Disney continued to give the Courvoisier family access to his creations at Disneyland. A natural fit for their products in the park was Adventureland. Taken with the Enchanted Tiki Room attraction, Wallace made this very rare tray based on the cast member costume textile design. The materials making up the design are inlaid metals, woods, sand and rocks. An extremely rare piece, so much so that this is the only tray of its kind that we have seen offered for public sale. Overall size 12.5" x 18" x .75" deep