Early 19c Antique Meissen Flower Strewn Handled Open Work Basket No Reserve
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Early 19c Antique Meissen Flower Strewn Handled Open Work Basket No Reserve:
EARLY 19C ANTIQUE MEISSEN FLOWER STREWN HANDLED OPEN WORK BASKET
This listing is for an antique very handsome Meissen open worked basket. The basket measures 12 inches long 7 inches in diameter and 4 1/2 inches high 30 by 18 by 11 cm.
The body is of the basket is all open work porcelain and cut out in a lattice design. The legs and the handles are tree branches. The basket is full of applied flowers and leaves along with painted reserves of flowers on the inside and out. Besides this there is applied gold.
The basket has the Meissen blue crossed sword mark in under glaze blue on the bottom. There is also other marks including "A57" and "89" impressed on the bottom. The basket is in remarkable condition with no damage and no restoration. A few of the flowers have nicks in their pedals, very minor. This Meissen basket is 1st quality. The crossed swords mark is 1st quality with no cut marks through or near the marks.
Please see many photographs for more on it's look and condition.There is .
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