Collection of Caughley porcelain by Caughley Porcelain Manufactory

The Caughley Porcelain Manufactory was a major 18th century porcelain manufactory based in Shropshire.


Details

Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
Various
Art Fund grant:
£3,111 ( Total: £6,510)
Acquired in:
2010
Vendor:
Halls Auctioneers

It was particularly well-known for its blue and white porcelain. This collection consists of a pair of Chestnut baskets (main illustration), a butter tub, a radish dish and a blue and gilt label. It includes particularly unusual items which complement Shrewsbury's existing collections of Caughley Porcelain. The Chestnut Baskets (main illustration) are exceptionally rare.

Provenance

Private collection.

Venue details

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery The Square, SHREWSBURY Shropshire SY1 1QH 01743 258885 www.shrewsburymuseum.org.uk/

Entry details

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