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.

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


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