California Dogface Butterfly and Poppy Figurine


This collectible porcelain figurine features a dogface butterfly, California’s official insect, resting on a California golden poppy, the official state flower.  Each miniature is entirely hand-painted by talented artists using a very thin brush with only a few hairs.

Each figurine is boxed in a clear gift box with a card insert description that states: The California dogface butterfly, also called “dog-head butterfly,” is found only in California and has been the state insect since 1972. The male has markings on its wings resembling a silhouette of a dog’s head. The female is usually solid yellow with a black spot on each upper wing. Adults feed on flower nectar and are said to be especially fond of purple flowers. They fly very fast and are difficult to approach unless they are nectaring at flowers.

Decorative item only, not for children under 3 years old, may be a choking hazard.

Available on backorder


Additional information

Dimensions 1.75 × 1.75 × 1.75 in

Figurine is 1.5” width X 1.3" height X 1.5" deep; Box is 1.75" X 1.75" X 1.75"


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