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Object Name Teacup
Catalog Number 1939.132.1
Maker Belleek
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Ceramic
Dimensions H-2 W-4.25 Dia-3.5 inches
Description This is a cream colored teacup with a green shamrock pattern painted on the side. The piece is made of lusterware and has a maker's mark on the base. The body has a basketweave pattern and the handle is made to resemble a branch. The mark is patrially illegible but the banner at the bottom of the mark reads "FERMANAGH IRELAND."
Notes Old catalogue card: "Belleek china from Belleek, Ireland." Jennie Morton died in 1920. She may have given this earlier and it wasn't cataloged until 1939.
Collection Jennie Chinn Morton Collection
People Morton, Jennie Chinn
Subjects Tea
Cups
Shamrocks
Search Terms Tea set
Ireland
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS