Royal blue ground in imitation of lapis, with chinoiserie scenes in reserves, bordered by etched gilding; gilt floral decoration on white ground in band; gilt flecks and streaks; flat cover similar decoration; hinge not original. Basin similar decoration inside; outside white ground
Basin: Interlaced Ls with a crown above, the letter B to either side, triangular painter's mark below, all in gold. Ewer: same painted marks (barely legible); incised JR.
Gift of Rowland Burdon-Muller