18 May 1999
A Baccarat solid-red primrose weight
Mid 19th Century
The flower with five dark solid-red heart-shaped petals about a pale-yellow honeycomb centre, with five green leaves showing behind, the green stalk with six further leaves, star-cut base
3 in. (7.5 cm.) diam.
Anon., sale Christie's, 7 December 1979, lot 183.
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Cf. Hollister/Lanmon, op. cit., (1978), p. 64, no. 42
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