The Caughley Porcelain Manufactory was a major 18th century porcelain manufactory based in Shropshire.
Collection of Caughley porcelain by Caughley Porcelain Manufactory, c. 17801795
© Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,111 ( Total: £6,510)
- Acquired in:
- 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.