Meissen porcelain reticulated basket, c. 1880.

Meissen porcelain reticulated basket, c. 1880. The pierced, lattice work basket, painted to the centre with a flowering plant. Five further sprays of flowers painted to rocaille framed panels to the side of the basket, and heightened in gilt.

Underglaze blue crossed swords mark, and impressed ‘79’, to the base.

Diameter – 17.5 cm, 6 7/8”.

Height – 5.5 cm, 2 1/8”.

Condition: Perfect. No damage. No restoration.