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A LEMON BASKET AND STAND
Circa 1765
After a Meissen porcelain model, with two putti climbing a treetrunk growing with small floral sprouts, an iron-red and gilt cloth partially draped around them, the scalloped basket above enamelled with scattered spring flowers
14 7/8in. (37.8cm.) high

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This form is known with armorial decoration (see Howard & Ayers, op. cit., p. 564) as well as with the badge of the Order of the Cincinnati. For details and an example from the Hodroff Collection see D.S. Howard. The Choice of the Private Trader, p. 136
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