Pair of Coalport jugs by Coalport Porcelain Factory

Pair of oviform jugs with cylindrical necks and gilt angular handles.

Details

Medium:
Porcelain
Art Fund grant:
£213 ( Total: £850)
Acquired in:
1988
Vendor:
Christie's

Painted by J Smith of Bronseley. Decorated with martial trophies commemorative of the Wenlock Volunteers, formed when Britain declared war on Napoleon in 1793. Inscribed: VIRTUTI NIHIL OBSTAT ET ARMIS.

Provenance

Christie's 23/2/87, lot 308.

Venue details

Darby Houses Darby Road, Coalbrookdale, TELFORD Shropshire TF8 7EW 01952 433424 www.ironbridge.org.uk/

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £5)

Mid Mar - early Oct

Mon – Sun, 11am – 3pm

 

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