Ott and Brewer Belleek pitcher with a gold paste thistle pattern on a smooth body panel from spout to base, embossed and beaded designs outlined in gold on the sides, and gilded trim, ca. 1885.
Two similar pieces are depicted on page 81 of Mary Frank Gaston's American Belleek (DB Collector Books, 1984).
Marked on the base, in red: "BELLEEK / sword piercing crown / O & B"; and in brown: "O. & B."
7" (17.8 cm) high; 7 1/2" (19 cm) wide, from handle to spout
Condition: Excellent; no damage or repair.