This is an English Royal Doulton stoneware or pottery bowl with three handles and resting on three feet. The date is towards the last part of the 19th century or the first part of the 20th century, circa 1891 to 1910.
This is a design and decorating style that Royal Doulton used on smallwares, or stoneware of small size, such as open salts and humidors, meaning there is more stoneware decorated like this pretty bowl.
The bowl is 5 3/8" high and 5 ½" wide.
The belly of the bowl is round and covered with layered gold in round swirls. The feet are pointed and glazed a deep blue with a raised design glazed in white and blue around each foot. The three handles are glazed similarly to the feet with the same raised design. The short neck has a band of brown glazing with flowers in raised relief, and lines of gold trim above and below. The inside of the mouth is glazed blue.
There are no chips, cracks or crazing. Inside the mouth, there is a bump in the glaze.
The maker marks are inside the bowl on the bottom. There is the impressed mark of Doulton Lambeth England, an impressed mark used between 1891 and 1956 only on stoneware of small size; however this design not made later in the date range. There is a circle with an X inside of it. There are other various small impressed shapes. There is a squiggle of silver paint that may or may not be a signature.
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