This exceptional Belleek porcelain basket is an outstanding example of the delicate artistry for which this Irish company is known. Carefully formed with a four-strand woven base, this basket features delicate twig handles and radiating latticework, and is adorned with a bouquet of intricate flowers. Known for being extremely dainty and lightweight, Belleek porcelain is among the finest in the world. Belleek baskets are among the company’s most recognizable and most complex achievements, and to find one of these lace-like items in such excellent condition is rare.
A very similar basket is featured in Belleek: Irish Porcelain by Marion Langham.
Marked “Belleek Co Fermanagh Ireland”
Circa 1930 6 7/8” wide x 8 5/8” length x 3 1/8” high