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Mug, Belleek line

Willets Manufacturing Company, C. Anderson

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
DATES ca. 1885
DIMENSIONS 5 1/2 x 5 x 4 in. (14 x 12.7 x 10.2 cm)
MARKINGS Company logo printed in brown; "C. [Anderson?]" hand-painted in red-orange paint; "6142" rectangular white adhesive label affixed to underside; "454" and "[?? two indistinct numerals] 5" handwritten in pencil.
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Tall tapered cylindrical thin-walled, molded, white bodied mug. Dark brown painted base with slight projecting edge rises to approximately one-inch impressed floral band, delineated by a thin horizontal band painted light yellow. Body of mug is light blue with a hand painted pattern of orange-yellow jack-o-lanterns hanging from a horizontal brown and green vine around the circumference of the mug, painted white to rim above. Square profile painted handle has scrollwork where attached to body, as well as along the sides of the handle. Condition: Good.
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