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Pot and lid

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Pottery pot with lid, flat base, outward bulb shape tapering slightly inwards at the top; ridge at lip for lid to sit on; glazed with base glaze molted green and brown lines; outlines of various animals carved into the clay, remaining ridges glazed with brown glaze and carve lines filled with clear glaze causing a slight ripple affect. Glazing has some cracking all over. Inside clear glaze over white clay. Lid Glazed clear underneath; formed into flattish cone with round knob for handle, brown/green line glaze

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