Unusual Willets American Belleek Decorated Heart Dish.

Unusual Willets Belleek heart-shaped dish with raised sides and ruffled top. C. 1885. Factory decorated with floral sprays. Measures about 5 1/2" in length and 5" at its widest, with a height of 1 1/4". The ruffled top is decorated with brushed gold. Marked with the red snake on pad, Belleek above and Willets below. See Eng Collecting American Belleek, page 134 for the same shape with a different decoration. Excellent condition. No chips or roughness on the ruffles. Low starting bid and no reserve. Please see our other American Belleek and Lenox at auction this week.