Porringer decorated in brown, blue and green on a cream ground. Crudely shaped diamond shape in hollow of porringer with brown lines on inner edge of the sides and four three-lined motifs at the centre, two each in blue and green. The remaining spaces are filled with rows of brown, green and blue dots. The plate surrounded by a border of repeated sets of short brown, blue and green lines across and within two brown lines around the edge.

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