Belleek China Annual Christmas Plate 1999 $60.00

Description

 Annual Christmas Plate 1999 by Belleek.

 

This 9 inch plate is part of a series of Christmas Plates issued by Belleek. It was only issued in the year 1999. The last plate of the millenium.

 

Founded in 1857 by John Caldwell Bloomfield, the Belleek Mark was introduced as a sign of authenticity due to many imitators at the time. The initial pieces displayed the name of company only and the offical Mark was finalized in 1863. The Belleek Mark is now applied to the bottom of each piece of genuine Belleek China.  Although it has changed over the years, there are several common elements