New York, East
18 - 19 December 2001
A MEISSEN PIERCED OVAL BASKET
Late 19th century, blue crossed swords mark and incised Mo.57.
The branch handles issuing flower-encrusted terminals, the reticulated trellis sides applied with blue forget-me-nots at the joins, the interior painted with a flower spray; together with a Meissen outside-decorated pink-ground shallow bowl painted in the manner of the 'Harlequin Service'
11¾in. (29.8cm.) wide, the first (2)
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