Offered for purchase is a beautiful Ceramic Art Co. (CAC) Belleek Art Nouveau Floral "Shooting Star" Design Centerpiece Bowl (Signed "Maria Stauffer"/c.1906-1924). The design for this item is by Edith Alma Ross and is found in the January 1905 edition of "Keramic Studio" Magazine. The bowl is painted exactly as specified in the magazine: "Dark portions of design Dark Blue; light ground, Pearl Grey; dark grey portion, Light Brown; medium grey portion, Salmon Pink; flowers Pale Cream; centers and pink petals, stems and leaves, Grey Green; outlines in Gold."
The bowl is in excellent condition... no chips, cracks or repairs, although there are some surface scratches and wear from age and use. The bowl is approximately 8.5 inches in diameter and 4 inches tall. The bottom is marked as indicated in the pictures.