RAT DESIGN GARRY OAK PLATE OR TRIVET
A beautiful and skillfully made little Garry Oak plate; hand turned by Christine Davidson from local wood from Victoria B.C.
The "Rat" Chinese characters have been engraved into the centre and dyed. There is a dyed black rim.
Use as a platter, display plate or a trivet. Makes a lovely gift, especially for someone born into the Chinese year of the Rat: 2008 and all 12 years previously.
Size~ 5 1/2 inches in diameter.
Garry Oak: Named after Nicholas Garry, deputy governor of the Hudson's Bay Company from 1822-1835, Garry oaks (Quercus garryana) are the only native oak trees in western Canada.