Description: the wheel-thrown, earthenware sub-globular body on a short foot with a tall, everted neck with s-shaped handle, the body carved and impressed with horizontal bands containing geometric designs, partly burnished with gold foliate highlights, number '82' written in ink to underside of foot
Condition Report: Intact, the interior border with a break along one section, some rim-chips, the surface with some rubbing and losses to gilding, vestige of an adhesive on body, underside with old number '82'
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