11 - 12 June 2003
A Baccarat butterfly and double clematis weight
Mid 19th Century
The insect of conventional type hovering over a white double clematis with ten ribbed petals about a pink-centred yellow honeycomb centre, with four green leaves showing behind, the stalk with a white bud and three further leaves, star-cut base (bruise to lower side and the footrim with two chips and related bruises)
3 in (7.5 cm.) diam.
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