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Nautilus Pitcher


Willets Manufacturing Company (US, 1879 - 1908)

Thin Belleek porcelain, with its pearly surface, is a particularly appropriate medium for this pitcher in the form of a nautilus shell. It was derived from Irish prototypes and was one of the earliest Belleek models produced by Willets. (BP, 2004)

Place object was created: Trenton, NJ

Belleek, porcelain

Measurements:    height: 9.5 inches    diameter: 10 inches

Museum Purchase: Funds Provided by Daisy Wade Bridges 2003.97.6

Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH