Glengariffe Cove, County Cork & Herons in Reedbed by Belleek Pottery

Both hand painted large wall plaques date from the first period of manufacture at the Belleek pottery, County Fermanagh.


Details

Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1) 40 cm; 2) 41 cm
Art Fund grant:
£9,000 ( Total: £14,000)
Acquired in:
2005
Vendor:
Margaret King

The landscape plaque was probably painted by the most famous Belleek painter, Eugene Sheerin, and the scene was no doubt chosen as Isabella Hamilton was going to live in County Cork after her marriage.

Provenance

Commissioned by manager of Belleek for Isabella Hamilton for her wedding; Henrietta Miller; Margaret King.

Venue details

Ulster Museum Botanic Gardens, Belfast County Antrim BT9 5AB 028 9044 0000 www.nmni.com

Entry details

Free entry to all
Free exhibition with National Art Pass

Tue – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Closed Mon (except on Northern Ireland Bank Holiday Mondays)

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