A Very rare Lowestoft porcelain rice spoon, hand decorated with the Maltese Cross Flower pattern c1770.
This pattern is a direct copy of a pattern found on Worcester porcelain which was also directly copied from a Chinese original.
The Spoon measures 12.5cm in length, 4.3cm across the bowl and 2.2cm deep.
Broken into three and re stuck.
From a private collection in Lowestoft.