Prince of Orange Plate by Caughley Porcelain Manufactory

Plate elaborately decorated with the arms of the Prince of Orange.


Details

Medium:
Porcelain
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £2,000)
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
Mr and Mrs B Lindley

The plate was presented to the Dutch Prince of Orange, Stadtholder Willem V (cousin of King Geroge III) and his wife Princess Wilhelmina during their visit to the Ironbridge Gorge on 11 and 12 August 1976. They also visited the Coalport China Works (which was to take over the Caughley manufactory within three years).

Provenance

Made for presentation to the Prince of Orange in 1796; Philips (6/12/1995, lot 298); present owner.

Venue details

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

Entry details

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