Porringer with two handles, decorated in brown, blue and green on a cream ground. Four small brown dots at the centre. Around the edge of the hollow of the porringer are sets of lines in the three colours parallel to the edge shortening towards the centre spaced at intervals round the porringer. Between each group of three such motifs is a floral shape in brown. Around the edge two concentric brown lines form a border between which are sets of brown, blue and green outward-pointing dentate motifs.
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