18 May 1999
A St. Louis pink dahlia weight
Mid 19th Century
The flower centred by a yellow many-stamened cane surrounded by four concentric circles of pink striped petals, five green leaves behind, the flower and leaves supported on a short stem, on star-cut base
2 in. (6.5 cm.) diam.
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The addition of a stem to the flower is an unusual feature in this type of weight.
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