(6) 4 piece place settings of Coxon Belleek - PERFECT

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 19, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House

This is a gorgeous set of belleek dinnerware. The pattern is “Floral Bouquet” and it was manufactured by the Coxon Belleek Co of Wooster Ohio between 1927 and 1931. Each piece has the Coxon "belleek" trademark on the back in black. Several pieces bear the name of Included are Six 4 piece place settings for a total of 24 pieces. Which break down as follows PLATES (6) 10.5 inch, (6) 7 3/8 inch, (6) teacups single handle with (6) 5 ¾ inch teacup saucers, All pieces are in excellent condition, no cracks, chips or other imperfections that I found. Low opening Bid for such a collectable set and there is no reserve !

The Coxon Belleek China Co. was the last of 11 American potteries that tried to duplicate and market a fine dinnerware comparable to Irish Belleek. The company operated in Wooster from 1927-31 before going out of business because of a combination of poor management and the onset of The Great Depression.

In early 1926, Fred Coxon closed a pottery he had been operating in Fredericksburg, and persuaded his brother, Edward, and Edward's son, Edward Jr., to join him in business in Wooster. The Coxons used a Belleek formula their father, Jonathan, had obtained when he was operating a pottery in Trenton, N.J., and had hired Irish workers and brought them to America. Jonathan Coxon was co-founder of the Lenox China Company.

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