Pretty late Victorian or Edwardian soap, muffin, or covered dish in 2 pieces, both perfect, with foliate pattern of flowers and tendrils in russet reds highlighted with gold. Relic, theft or liberated keepsake of some long-gone alumni of Clare College Cambridge in the days when undergraduates enjoyed the upper-middle-class, serviced and monogrammed style of college life, a useful souvenir? Measures approx. 18 cm in diameter.
Covered ceramic dish or cache-pot, with the crest of Clare College Cambridge