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ENGLISH PORCELAIN FRUIT OR ICE COOLER IN THE CHINESE IMARI PATTERN
A boldly decorated English covered fruit or ice cooler in the Chinese Imari pattern, decorated in underglaze blue, iron red and gold with chrysanthemums and peonies, the top with a gilt open flame finial, the base with gilded side handles. Retains a shallow silver plate liner which appears original. Possibly Worcester, circa 1800-1815.