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Dish - Innocence

Innocence

  • Object:

    Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Fermanagh (made)

  • Date:

    1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sheerin, Eugene, born 1855 - died 1915 (designer)
    Belleek pottery (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels

  • Museum number:

    C.78-1995

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case M, shelf 3

Physical description

Dish 'Innocence' of porcelain painted with sepia coloured enamels with a girl and baby in a woodland.

Place of Origin

Fermanagh (made)

Date

1879 (made)

Artist/maker

Sheerin, Eugene, born 1855 - died 1915 (designer)
Belleek pottery (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'Innocence by E. Sheerin Sep 1879'
painted in brown

Belleek harp mark
Impressed

'33'
impressed and underlined

Belleek harp mark
printed in black

'78'

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.7 cm

Object history note

Bought on 16/11/1995, but on long loan since 1971

Descriptive line

Dish 'Innocence' of porcelain painted with enamels, designed by E. Sheerin, Belleek pottery, Fermanagh, Ireland, 1879.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Langham, Marian, 'Belleek Irish Porcelain' Quiller Press, 1993

Materials

Porcelain; Enamel

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Girl; Baby; Woodland

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Enamels

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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