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Inkwell. Plymouth Porcelain Manufactory. The inkwell is of waisted cylindrical shape with a splayed base and unglazed footring. The slightly concave shoulders are pierced with four pen holes, and the central circular well has a flared mouth. The sides are painted with a Chinaman crossing a bridge between two islands, the reverse with a sketchy mountain. The shoulders are banded in a cell diaper and loop and dot border. Hard-paste porcelain, painted underglaze in cobalt blue, height, whole, 7.5 cm, diameter, whole, 12.5 cm, circa 1770.