18 May 1999
A Baccarat flat bouquet weight
Mid 19th Century
The central white and turquoise buttercup with yellow stamen centre flanked by two 'early' pansies and with a white double clematis and bud above, the flower with ten ribbed petals about a green, white and pink arrow's head centre, each flower surrounded by numerous green leaves, the entwined stalks with two further leaves, star-cut base
3.5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) diam.
Anon., sale Sotheby's, 7 July 1981, lot 168.
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For a similar weight with a yellow buttercup see Paul Hollister, op. cit.(1974), p. 68, pl. 50.
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