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Wedgwood

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a. pottery produced, esp during the late 18th and early 19th centuries, at the Wedgwood factories
b. such pottery having applied classical decoration in white on a blue or other coloured ground

Wedgwood

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Josiah. 1730--95, British potter and industrialist, who founded several pottery works near Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire
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If this is so, the piece contains some of the clay which was sent to Wedgwood in 1788 by Admiral Arthur Phillip (1738-1814), First Governor of New South Wales, via Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820).
Wedgwood not only revolutionised the pottery industry, but helped to pioneer the canal network as well as campaigning for political reform and the abolishment of slavery.
KPS said it has also bought other overseas assets from the Waterford Wedgwood Group in North America, Japan, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and Australia.
But it is believed members of the Wedgwood family plan to secure funding in Asia to start a rival ceramics company operating under the family name.
Administrator Angus Martin said: "Waterford, Wedgwood and Royal Doulton are classic brands that represent a high-quality product steeped in history.
Lord Wedgwood Hill launch 20 Distinguished House of Wedgwood pieces, mostly limited-edition prestige Jasperware items.
Waterford Wedgwood USA reportedly selected Dell for its turnkey hardware, customer support programs, implementation services and financing.
Wedgwood never completed his project, for illness, the war, then his own death, in 1943, intervened.
With its displays, factory tours and sweeping parkland, the Wedgwood visitor centre prides itself on being a living memorial to Josiah Wedgwood and the legend he left behind.
Waterford Wedgwood is retaining Spring, its European cookware brand.
Wedgwood, based in Stoke, where Sir Stanley spent so much of his playing career, have backed the Sunday Mirror's initiative to give one young footballing star the chance to make it to the top.