The Pilkington Collection of Caughley and Coalport Porcelain by Caughley Porcelain Manufactory

Over 60 items from a collection of over 550 pieces previously on loan to Ironbridge and exhibited at the Coalport China Works Museum.

Details

Medium:
Pottery
Art Fund grant:
£2,260 ( Total: £17,175)
Acquired in:
1980
Vendor:
Christopher Pilkington

The collectin illustrates the development of the local ceramics industry from the establishment of the Caughley Factory, the founding of Coalport and its absorption of Caughley, to the closure of Coalport and its removal to Stoke-on-Trent.

Artists include

Provenance

Pilkington Collection which was previously on loan to the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust and exhibited at the Coalport China Works Museum

Venue details

Coalport China Museum High Street, TELFORD Shropshire TF8 7HT 01952 433 424 www.ironbridge.org.uk/

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £8.10)

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