18 May 1999
A Baccarat blue and white wheatflower weight
Mid 19th Century
The white flower with twelve ribbed petals spotted in blue about a pale yellow honeycomb centre with five green leaves showing behind, the stalk with six further leaves, star-cut base
2 in. (6.4 cm.) diam.
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