Antique American Porcelain CAC / Ceramic Art Company Belleek Grapes Tankard c. 1900
Bold colored, finely painted tankard with a decorative molded vine that is in relief on the bottom of the piece. Inscribed on bottom “X-mas 1900- for Earl” and bearing the Artist’s Pallet Green CAC mark.
Ceramic Art Company of Trenton, New Jersey, was established in 1889 by Jonathan Coxon and Walter Lenox and was an early producer of American Belleek porcelain. It became Lenox, Inc. in 1906.
Purchased in February 2015 from Treasury Antiques in Vero Beach, FL (receipt from this purchase provided with shipment of item or upon inquiry).
14 1/2”H Tall and approximately 6 1/2” Diameter at the base (the widest point)
Condition: Fine, with no chips, cracks or repairs and a small amount of gilt wear.