Porringer, decorated in brown, blue and green on a cream ground. Diamond shape of brown dots in hollow of porringer with a central rosette in brown lines. The outer edge of the sides of the diamond with semicircular motifs each formed of a spray of lines in green or blue alternating with similar motifs in brown. This design surrounded by a plain brown border at the edge of the porringer.

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