A PALAIS ROYAL MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND GILT BRONZE OVAL BASKET
FRENCH, CIRCA 1820
H: 5.5 W: 8.5 D: 6 inches
H: 14 W: 21.6 D: 15.2 cm
The rope twist handle fitted to the oval foliate openwork frieze encircling a top of interlocking discs and mounted with guardian birds, the conforming base decorated with rose garlands and sunflowers within lozenges, raised on a pierced base, the interior of a mottled powder blue color.