|Catalogue Description :
THREE BELLEEK PORCELAIN CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS.
Together with a Belleek porcelain oval shaped medal which reads
'Hall of Fame Honoree 1993 Lady Langham',
bears Belleek red mark on back as well.
Ornaments include a shamrock form
with applied colored porcelain flowers,
a cherub, and a stocking with painted shamrocks
Largest ornament length: 5"
Born in Stoke, Staffordshire in 1846
died at Belleek 1902
and interred in this churchyard
He was responsible for bringing and developing
the craft of basket and flower making to
Belleek Pottery in 1867
He remained at Belleek working
and producing many innovative basket designs
over the next 35 years.
This is the word that came to
Jeremiah from the Lord:
“Can I not do with you as this potter does?”
“Like clay in the hand of the potter,
so are you in my hand.” Jeremiah Ch.XVIII v. V
This plaque has been placed to his memory
on 150th Anniversary
of the founding of Belleek Pottery
Unveiled by Helen Rankin (Honouree 2007)
and members of the
Belleek International Collectors Society worldwide.