1865 - 1890
[Belleek, Co. Fermanagh]
Belleek Pottery is known world-wide for its manufacture of beautifully crafted baskets. The skill was first imported from the Staffordshire Potteries. The manufacturing technique is extremely complex. This example is a three-stranded basket with lily decoration, made during the period 1865-1890.
Purchased with assistance from the Northern Ireland Museums Council and the Museum Friends