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October 2011 Rare Belleek Archived Images



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Rare Belleek...Our Rare Belleek page has now been divided into two sections and will be updated regularly

This section is now for images from the last few years and archived into this new page.

Please scroll down to see some rare and unusually decorated Belleek Pieces.
Our sincere thanks to various ebay sellers, collectors and auction houses for allowing us to share these images with you

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Belleek Archived Teaware Images

Tea Pot(not to scale) saucer,cup, echinus decorated.

Cup Saucer, Tea Pot,small in Echinus 1st mark

Echinus Sugar and Jug 1st mark in puce

Above...Rare Decoration of turquoise and gilt to Echinus set.

Below...Gilt and rich colours of red black and brown set off this Celtic D Set. E Bay Seller John88835

Celtic D pattern. v.rare

Rare 2nd Black Period High Lily Tea Kettle

Ring Handle Tray set

Art Deco Tridacna set

Highly decorated Ring Handle tea service top was featured as part of James D Julia's End of Summer Auction in Maine

USA between 22 and 24 August 2006, 2nd Black Mark to each piece. also 3rd period Deco Tridacna set immediately above in same auction

Finner tea Cup 2nd Black Victoria Cup and Saucer 2nd Black
Above...Finner 2nd Black Mark cup,pattern no33, thanks to April_antiques for image Above..Victoria Pattern Cup and Saucer 2nd Black Mark cup and saucer, thanks to ebay seller Hillgrovehouse
Thorn Jug Pattern No5, 1st Black High Lily Plate 2nd Black
First Black Period Thorn Milk Jug, 'Pattern Number 5' Our thanks to ebay seller Macingel for use of image Second Period Lily Tea Pot below found in a junk Shop in South Africa for £5.00.. above a rare Second Period Low Lily plate with blue tinted marking to rear

Our thanks to Jannie Van Heerden for sharing his 'good finds' with us

Pattern 36,rare. 2nd Black High Lily Tea Pot, 2nd Black
Above..Rare Pattern 36 Cup and Saucer, 2nd Black Period featured on ebay in 2005. Out thanks to Sovereign Antiques Adelaide,Australia  
Aberdeen Tea Pot Aberdeen part set 2nd Black
Rare Decoration to 2nd Black Period Aberdeen Tea Pot, Cream and Sugar sold on ebay. Our thanks to ebay seller meadowlanesshops  
Ring Handle pattern 345, 1st Black Bamboo Tea Pot 1st Black
A family heirloom, exceedingly rare Ring Handle pattern number 345. Our thanks to Robin and Maureen Wooton from the UK Group for use of image. 1st Black Period Rare Decoration to Bamboo Tea Pot
'Heart' Modern 1st Gold Decorated Neptune Cup and Saucer 2nd Black
Rare gold Mark 'Heart' Cup and saucer E bay seller Squarebiz99 Unusual decoration, Neptune set E bay seller psd2906
Hexagon Shamrock and Garland Hand Painted 2nd Black Tridacna Unusual Purple Lustre tint
.Hexagon set above and below, 'Shamrock and Garland' decoration. 2nd Black Markbay seller The Good Stuff.
1st Black mark Tridacna, rare purple lustre to cup interior E bay seller 'Inges Bazaar'
Garland/Shamrock decorated Hexagon 2nd Black Shannon 71 special plate
  Neptune Green Mark plate remodelled with additional Shamrocks and 'Shannon 71' to central panel..E bay seller Always 28
Grass set 1957 Grass set Green Mark
From 1957, Belleek re-introduction of Grass Ware for their 100th year celebration,showing the ability to recreate the look of early lustre finishes so typical of Grass Ware. It was possible to assemble a full tea set in this pattern E bay seller auc.addic. Note changes made to foot rim compared to early 1st and 2nd period examples
Thorn Tea Kettle 1st Black NewShell Plate 1st Black
Rare Thorn Kettle, Silver detail 1st period, pattern number 13 E bay seller Meadowlaneshops


1st period rare blue colourway to New Shell plate. E bay seller zzzlloltd
Rare Blue Hexagon 2nd Black Rare Blue Tridacna 1st black
Rare Hexagon blue tinted cup and saucer 2nd Black Mark E bay seller 'peri4al' Rare Blue tinted Tridacna Tea Pot 1st period E bay seller Londonantiques
Rare Cone Kettle Butterscotch tint Cone Kettle detail
Rare Butterscotch tint to Cone Kettle 2nd Black Period E bay seller Zel1
New Shell Jug 1st Black Celtic Honey Pot 3rd Black
Rare Blue and Turquiose Creamer, 1st period E bay seller 2b4u2win Rare Celtic Honey Pot 3rd Black MarkE bay seller
Thorn Cup and Saucer 1st Black Thorn 1st period pattern no 1
Rare Thorn cup and saucer, colourway number 1 1st period E bay seller kbt11111
Echinus Cup and saucer Ring Handle Cup and Saucer
Rare decoration to Echinus cup and saucer, rare Whyte and Co Mark to base. rare red 1st period thanks to Dennis Auctioneers Rare Ring Handle set, pattern no.298 1st period E bay seller Londonantiques
Hexagon Poppies Decoration Saucer in detail
Rare Hexagon Hand Painted Poppy 2nd Black period E bay seller Danpankey image above and right Rare 2nd period Armorial Crested Ring Handle cup and saucer pattern no 2692nd period E bay seller eric grossmeyer below
Ring Handle set Detail to cup
Lace Cup and Saucer pattern 2 ace Saucer in detail<empty>
Lace Tea Ware with added gilt decoration to cup. Pattern number 2, 2nd Black Period Detail to saucer. E Bay Seller 'CatsCatsCats'
Muffin Dish Artichoke marking

Above and Below...Rare Gilt Decorated Artichoke Breakfast Service First Period Marking to Base with full set shown below.

E Bay seller Gordon 365

Artichoke Breakfast set 1st black





Belleek Archived Commemorative, Armorial and Crested Images
    1978 Commemorative plate plate in detail
    Rare prototype 1978 plate to commemorate QE2 1953-1978 .E Bay seller 'Coronationware'
    Killefargue Plate Whyte and Son jug
    Rare First Black Period 'Killefargue' plate. Our thanks to ebay seller chevy355 Jug 'Whyte and Sons', Dublin. 1st Black Mark. E Bay Seller jackson12hole
    Ballmaclinton McKinleys Cottage Newtonards Crest
    Skillet Pot with interior of Mc Kinley's Cottage, Ballymaclinton. 2nd Black Period Scroll topped Aprmorial vase with crest for Newtonards, 2nd black Mark. E Bay seller ian47red
    Wesley marking John Wesley
    Here is a re-issue of John Wesley bust above and right for 2003 TercentenaryLimited Edition number not asdvised. E Bay Seller'Harrisonhobbles

    Very Rare 1st black period Shell Toy Jug found in a cardboard box at a farm in Co Tyrone E Bay Seller'abbcann1

    1st period mark to crested piece Toy Shell 1st Black
    Kilkenny Cup and Saucer Cup in detail
    Rare Armorial Crested Killarney 'Heart' cup and saucer2nd black period Our thanks to John Shaw for images
    Lily Spill  

    Belfast City Crest to lily Spill with 2nd period 'Robinson and Cleaver' store mark. E Bay seller 'wagpuss'ast Service First Period Marking to Base.






  Belleek Archived Earthenware Images
Earthenware Ecumenical Plate 1st period Detail to plate
Above and Right, Rare Earthenware plate with religious mitre motif, 1st period Ebay seller mcstra7 Below left and right, rare Masonic Plate, 1st period E Bay seller londonantiques
Masonic Symbols Masonic Plate First Period
Earthenware Mug !st Black Rare shape Appletop Water Jug 1st Black
Previously unseen Earthenware Mug with Belleek Trademark and shamrock detail in blue. 1st period mark, e bay seller diedre 4518 Appletop Pattern large water pitcher 1st Black Period, E Bay Seller 'saragoudasa'
First Period Potty with Swan Decoration Milk pitcher jug 1st black
Swans and flowered decoration to Potty.2nd Black Mark ebay seller lol.0784 Second Black Mark to base of this unusual Earthenware Jugebay seller Bramblesauctions
Leinster Platter 1st Mark earthenware gravy boat
Rare Coloured Leinster platter, 1st period Ebay seller mcstra7 Rare Gravy Boat and Undertray 1st Black ebay seller mcstra7
Clare Militia Eblem to Jug 1st Black
Rare Earthenware Jug Claire Militia 94.above Ebay seller 'blubberlover  
    Belleek Archived Hand Painted Images
Mallard Decoration Star dish 3rd Black Pheasant plate Blue Mark
Rare Mallard decoration to Star Dish, painting attributed to Cyril Arnold, 3rd period E Bay Seller 'belleekboy' From the Marion Langham 'Game Bird Series' Shamrock blank decorated with Red Grouse, painted by retired ex-Worcester painter, Bryan cox. Blue period
Scenes of Ireland by Cyril Arnold Scenes of Ireland by Cyril Arnold
Scenes of Ireland by Cyril Arnold Scenes of Ireland by Cyril Arnold
Rare Five 'Scenes of Ireland' hand painted by Cyril Arnold, past Manager and painter at Belleek. plates marked Bundoran China examples E Bay Seller 'claireted' Rare Wall plaque Below.... 1st period reverse signed 'In The Sunshine painted by Georgina Cunningham April 1879 Thanks to auctioneers Andrew Whatley for image
Scenes of Ireland by Cyril Arnold 1

Angel Jardiniere 2nd Black Mark

Rare Flowered Angel Jardiniere, 2nd Black Mark

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Rare Iris Vase highly painted, 3rd period E Bay Seller 'abclovell'


From a House Sale in Terenure Dublin W6 by Herman Wilkinson Fine Arts & Antiques Auctioneers Dublin, the contents of this house included a superb Crouching Venus which had been passed down through the family to the last owner who was in her 90's when she passed away . Luckily this image has captured the patination effect on the bronze colouring applied to this piece. Our thanks to David at Herman Wilkinson for permission to use the above image
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Richly decorated Amphora Vase First Black Period 'Number Six colourway' thanks to the estate of the late Jackie Alexacos for image Rare Iris Vase with Green Tint 2nd black period E Bay Seller'Raeywnannes'
1 Wall Bracket Mark
Rare Lily Wall Bracket 1st period E Bay Seller 'CatsCatsCats' Rear of 1st Period Mark Lily Wall Bracket E Bay Seller 'CatsCatsCats'
Belleek Trade Mark Plate


Our thanks to the 'E C Murphy Collection for use of image left

Rare first period fully painted 'Trademark plate

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The EC Murphy Collection


Purple Mountain by Eugene Sheerin James Cleary by Eugene Sheerin
Hand painted Eugene Sheerin plate 'Purple Mountain' Killarney
our thanks to Quinn's and Waverelys Auctioneers
Hand painted Eugene Sheerin large platter of James Cleary, Pottery Manager 1884 to 1990. Thanks to Fergus Cleary Head of Belleek design for image
Gap of Dunloe by Eugene Sheerin  
Eugene Sheerin 'Scenes of Ireland' Gap of Dunloe 2nd Black Period  
Belleek Bridge Belleek Bridge info
Hand painted Belleek Sepia Wall Plaque, scene of Belleek Bridge Transcript of details on reverse of plaque
Brickeen Bridge by Eugene Sheerin  
Eugene Sheerin 'Scenes of Ireland' Brickeen Bridge 2nd Black Period  



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