BELLEEK IRISH PORCELAIN FIRST BLACK MARK CHINESE
PATTERN FOOTED TEA CUP AND SAUCER
"A stylish, rare, Irish
BelleekFirst Black Marktea cup and saucer set with
a British Patent Office London registration lozenge for 1872.
Pieces of this unique Victorian Belleek Chinese pattern -
one of the earliest Belleek teaware designs; are rarely offered
for sale and are always popular. A great example of the subtle,
clean, restrained, decorative white parian porcelain style that
has made Belleek pottery famous."
Antiques Expert Hamilton
Representative Chinese pattern designs were registered
in February and March 1872.
Dimensions: height cup
48 mm max. width saucer 132 mm max.
Marks: First Black
Markand Registration Lozenge with date cypher marks for
16th February 1872 to both pieces.
Condition: In excellent
condition. There is no damage and no restoration. You will not
find a surviving example in better condition.
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