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Ring Handle Bread Plate


Super Rare Earthenware Handled Bowl on Pedestal finished in unusual grey/silver pewtered effect. First Black Mark Period

A Rare Find. Highly Decorated Amphora Vase. First Black Mark Period. Our thanks to ebay seller fineestatesf for use of image.

Typha Jug
Typha Jug
First Black Mark

Rare Typha Jug with Lustred Grass Reeds first Black Period E Bay Seller Goodstuff 43






























Above...Rare Cherub Comport with chocolate detailing Rare to find with original bowl


Irish Free Army Tureen

Earthenware Tureen with Irish Free State Army Crest. E Bay seller Kilcooley_Pottery '2nd black mark'
Further examples including cups and milk jug have been discovered.
Below.... Rare Bread plate also from an Irish Free Army service

Irish Free State Bread Plate

Rare Irish Free State Bread Plate

Erne Saucer Stonehaven crest

Exceedingly Rare Second Period Erne Cup and Saucer Second Black Period with Scottish Stonehaven crest. E Bay seller Nack11

Erne Cup Stonehaven Crest

Erne Cup with Stonehaven Crest Second Black Mark E Bay Seller Nack 11

Turnip Vase First Period

Scarce and Seldom seen Turnip Vase First Black Mark E Bay seller jayoemms at J.O Emms Antiques.

Queens Institute honey Pot Base

Showing some similarities to the Cleary Pattern, here is a 'Queens Institute' Honey Pot Base which was sold recently on Ebay.
seller 10akelei

Hall of Fame Chain

Not only rare, totally unique, Hall of Fame Chain of Office which is now awarded bi-annually to a member of the Belleek Collectors International Society.
Our 2011/2102 Honoree, Briane Carter brought the chain along to our 2012 Summer meeting.
Shown above with inscriptions to rear of each link with details of each and every honoree inscribed in gilt detail. a total one-off.

Belleek Turkey and Mufineer..right

First featured in the Belleek Collector in 1993, both 2nd Black Mark 'Turkey Vase left and Echinus 'Shaker' right, No
further examples have been located or published in Belleek related books or articles. Where are they now?

Draining Dish

Earthenware Draining tray, 1st Period. E Bay seller andre_ and _veronika

Greek Classical Candlesticks

From a prominent American Collection built up during the Sixties, here a Single Classical Greek decorated Earthenware Candle Stick.
Many pieces from the collection were illustrated in the 1969 'Lease' Book. E Bay seller jonlr.

Shell Plate Unique

From the collection of Siobahn Cahill, totally original and one-off Jubilee New Shell Plate. Siobahn confirmed that this was produced for her
Mum by Sean O'Loughlin who was Pottery Manager in the late 70's when this was crafted.
Only 25 other examples were made based on a Tridacna Bread Plate of which an example is shown in our Rare Archive of Crested pieces.

Detail to New Shell Plate

Hand Painted Japanesque Styled Bird

Extremely rare decorated Large Wall Plaque. E Bay seller Xander34. This is the second example to emerge.
The first was featured in an early copy of the Belleek Collector Magazine. Also shown along with the Bird Plaque in the Belleek Collector
issue is a wall plaque of a young girl attributed along with that version of the 'Bird Plaque' to Eugene Sheerin by the National Museum and we understand part of their collection.

Thorn Bowl

Unusual Red Colourway to Earthernware Thorn Dinner Plate. First Period Mark to rear of plate in Red ebay seller inyanga85

Glenarm Crest to Crinkle Pot Second Black Mark

Very Rare example of Salt Glaze Belleek with very early First Period Mark. E Bay seller 4168andrea

Above. Rare butterscotch colourway to Echinus Saucer above. E Bay seller irishcre

Above... Cork Exhibition 1902 Cleary Mug E Bay Seller Dommie555







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