Collection of Plymouth and Bristol Porcelain by William Cookworthy

Collection of porcelain by William Cookworthy (1705-1780), who independantly discovered in England the Chinese method of making hard-paste porcelain.

Details

Medium:
Porcelain
Art Fund grant:
£330 ( Total: £660)
Acquired in:
1953
Vendor:
Philip Andrade

20 pieces, including vases, dishes, mugs,and figurines. A globular blue and white vase with cover is illustrated.

Venue details

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery Drake Circus, PLYMOUTH Devon PL4 8AJ 01752 304774 www.plymhearts.org

Entry details

Free to all

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