From card: "Identical to 399427 in shape and manner of manufacture. Painted flat deep blue inside, thin, muted tone enamel outside. Lower frieze white touched with red, lotus design; upper frieze 4 yellow leopards, rampart au gauche, separated by plant forms on red background. Top yellow and black, lotus form. Handle blue and white. Very well made. Good condition. Paint very dry, chipping on bottom. MUST BE PRESERVED. Ident. by collector. Similar to small pot, pl. 111, fig 252, "Hindu Religion. Customs and Manners", P. Thomas, 1956, Bombay"