Meissen Large Flower Encrusted Basket, c.1870

A beautiful oval pierced basket with stem shaped handles, trailing to form the raised feet, the exterior fully encrusted with flower heads and foliage, and painted on the interior with a large bouquet. Underglaze blue crossed swords to base, c.1870.
Width 32.5 cm (12.75 inches), depth 19 cm (7.5 inches), height 11.5 cm (4.5 inches).


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