Porringer decorated in reddish brown, blue and green on a cream ground. In the centre of the dish set against a single brown circular line is a spray of flowers with three brown blooms surrounded by dotted blue petals and two brown floral motifs. Around the edge two concentric brown lines form a border between which are groups of triangular motifs formed of straight lines, alternately orientated outwards and inwards, each group in brown alternating with green or blue.

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