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564.Antique Irish Belleek Bird Nest Tree Stump Vase Centerpiece Black Mark Ireland
Spectacular Irish Belleek porcelain six branch stump tree vase of outstanding quality. Second Black Mark for dates 1891-1926.
The main central support modeled as a Tree Trunk with three lower and three upper single flower vase spouts. Also depicts a Bird nesting below another resting on a triform branch stand, the main body is decorated with applied flowers of Forget-me-nots, Sunflowers and Roses within applied foliage all ending on a rocky naturalistic shaped base.
A really wonderful example of a handmade Belleek Centerpiece in fair condition.
Condition: Some losses to flower petals, chip at base and top bird has a chip to one wing and part of its tail is missing, these imperfections are not too obvious as the piece is quite “busy” allover.
Measures: Height (entire) 13" (33cm). Width (at top) 6.75” (17cm). Depth (at base) 6.75" (17cm).
Location: Dublin City, Ireland.