Antique handmade trays are true pieces of artwork. All handcrafted made of papier – mache with hand painted and gold gilt designs. Antique craftsmanship is incomparable to newer designs. Place them on your large kitchen island, coffee table or dining room table or hang them on your walls. Some antique trays are made of wood with inlay of mother-of-pearl. Another suitable antique is the antique basket made of woven rattan, wicker, vines, wood and metal. First used for gathering produce and eggs on farms in the French and English countrysides.