London, South Kensington
24 May 2001
A Berlin two-handled hexagonal basket
painted with a bouquet of flowers below four moths, the rim and side sections bound with rose-pink ribbon, the interior rim with a dark-red band enriched with gilt ornament, blue sceptre mark and impressed numerals, circa 1805 (tiny patches of flaking to the gilding) -- 28.5cm. wide
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Please note there is a retsored footrim chip.
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