1) Collection of Caughley porcelain; 2) Portrait of Dorothy Turner (nee Gallimore) by Various artists

1) A collection of 170 pieces of Caughley porcelain including teapots, coffee cups, ewers, jugs cups and saucers, a meat tray and an asparagus server.


Details

Medium:
1) porcelain; 2) oil on canvas
Dimensions:
1) various; 2) 77.5 x 64.3 cm
Acquired in:
2010
Presented by:
Revd Richard Hayes through The Art Fund

2) Portrait of Dorothy Turner, first wife of Thomas Turner. Thomas Turner was a leading figure in the pottery industry. He became owner of the Salopian China Warehouse at Caughley and was credited for introducing a number of popular blue-and-white china patterns to England, including the 'Willow Pattern'.

Provenance

1) Reverend Richard Hayes; 2) Turner family by descent to C Clifton Roberts, a descendant of Thomas Turner by his second wife, Mary Milner, 1919; Jemison family, USA, by 1962; Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, 1962; Sotheby's, New York, 2005; Rever

Venue details

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

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (£4 standard entry)

Winter opening times

Tues - Sat, 10am - 4.30pm

Sunday, 11am - 4pm, last admissions 3pm

Closed Mondays

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