Porringer decorated in reddish brown, blue and green on a cream ground. At the centre is a star of 6 feather-shaped motifs in brown alternating with 6 feather shapes in green or brown. The porringer has a border of two concentric brown lines between which are sets of brown, blue or green motifs of groups of simple strokes, spaced at intervals all the way round. Yellowish tinge in patches on the cream ground.

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