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Signed Antique American Belleek Mug Stein Currants
American Belleek porcelain beer stein or tankard.
Popular Currants design - hand painted.
This is signed and dated by the artist (as shown in photo). It is dated 1904 and signed "J. K. Dean".
It is also marked with a purple mark by Ceramic Arts Company (CAC - as shown).
The stein is by CAC and this must be one of the senior artists because very few CAC artists signed their work. According to Gaston's "American Belleek" (Paducah, Kentucky: Collector Books, 1984" pg. 20,
Excellent condition. It has NO chips, cracks or restorations. There is also no crazing. It was simply stored away for 100+ years.
Size: 5 3/4" tall 3 1/8" diameter mouth 4 3/8" diameter base