porringer

Porringer, decorated in brown, blue and green on a cream ground. At centre of hollow a motif formed of four sets of short lines in brown radiating from the centre with smaller lines in blue and green alternating between. Between this and the border are sets of lines in three colours parallel to the edge shortening towards the centre spaced at intervals round the porringer. The porringer has a border of two concentric brown lines between which are pairs of short brown lines all the way round.

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