Cac Lenox American Belleek Porcelain Mug, Monk Portrait, 1889-1906
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Cac Lenox American Belleek Porcelain Mug, Monk Portrait, 1889-1906:
CAC LENOX AMERICAN BELLEEK PORCELAIN MUG, MONK PORTRAIT, 1889-1906 Description
You are offerding on thisperfectmugmade by CAC Lenox, also referred to as American Belleek. This piece has thegreen 'L Palette' mark which dates to the years 1889-1906.
The design is of a portly monk portrait in flourish frame over a burnt sienna colored background. No chips, hairlines or repairs.
In 1882, the Trenton, New Jersey firm of Ott and Brewer (established 1867) developed their Belleek ware through the efforts of William Bromley, an Irishman, and Walter Scott Lenox, a native of Trenton.They discontinued operations in 1893.In 1889, Walter Lenox in partnership with Jonathan Coxon founded the Ceramic Art Company (C.A.C.) in Trenton. This company sold large quantities of china blanks to professional and amateur artists as well as producing art pieces.
Dimensions: 5" high x 3 1/4"