Pair of Caughley plates by Caughley Porcelain Manufactory

Plates with a fluted rim, the central reserve is painted in blue underglaze with an insect hovering above a flowering oriental shrub.


Details

Medium:
Pottery
Dimensions:
21 cm
Art Fund grant:
£100 ( Total: £100)
Acquired in:
1970
Vendor:
Sotheby's

The rim is powder blue painted with six sections of stylised oriental flowers and Buddist emblems. Underside has a narrow blue band on either side of the foot and 3 trailing branches in blue on the underside of the rim.

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)

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