Collection of 6 Coalport jugs and framed invitation
- Presented by
- Richard Hayes through The Art Fund
This gift of six jugs, all made at the Coalport factory in Coalbrookdale, includes fine examples of porcelain made to commemorate significant landmarks in Shropshire history.
Three of them feature William Hill, elected MP for Shrewsbury in 1806. Two jugs relate to the history of Odd Fellow Lodges, and one is in commemoration of a local barge owner.