Beautiful porcelain thistle vase from Ireland. Made by Belleek Pottery, which is the oldest pottery manufacturer in Ireland dating back to 1857. This Belleek thistle vase is high quality parian china which is a white bisque porcelain. Each detail was applied by hand. 2 purple thistle heads with green leaves adorn the sides. A small, hardly noticeable repair has been made to top of the vase.