24 April 2002
A BACCARAT BOUQUET WEIGHT
Mid 19th century
The bouquet composed of a pansy with two purple and three ochre petals with purple markings, star-dust cane center and a bud, beside a deep red double clematis with a similar center, surmounted by three white clematis flowers with red cane centers, growing from green stalks with numerous green leaves, star-cut base
2 7/8in. (7.3cm.) diam.
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