Nantgarw and Swansea Porcelain

A Nantgarw porcelain plate with a scalloped edge, the border with gilt flower heads and leaves, painted to the centre with a vase of flowers, grapes and leaves on a marble plinth. Sold for £2,500 at Anthemion Auctions

The treasures that are Nantgarw and Swansea porcelain are renowned throughout the world of ceramic collectors for its’ beauty and its’ rarity. Founded in Swansea in 1764, the Cambrian Pottery found success by imitating the high-quality pottery made fashionable by Josiah Wedgwood in Staffordshire. This Welsh Nantgarw porcelain production started in the 19th Century in…