Porringer with two handles, decorated in brown, very dark blue blue and green on a cream ground. Diamond shape in hollow of porringer with two lines of loops on outer edge of the sides of the diamond in brown and green or brown and blue. Within the diamond a central diamond in dots with three dots inside, borwn linear decoration in each corner and blue or green lines between. Around the edge two concentric brown lines form a border containing three-lined motifs in green brown or blue.

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