Pipe bowl made of porcelain, u-shaped. The bend in the bowl is in the form of a fish, with scales and the fins, eyes, tail and lips picked out in gold. The bowl depicts a scene with buildings, a coast, a sailing boat and the sea in a range of colours. The rim of the bowl is covered with metal. There is a separate, round piece of porcelain with four apertures which may have sat in the opening of the pipe bowl.
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toy bowl (toy food equipment); toy furniture
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