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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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"GMB demands either this money is clawed back and used to re-train the workers who face being thrown on the scrapheap - or Wedgwood thinks again and takes these redundancies off the table," she added.
Many depict family members and include Josiah Wedgwood I, his brother-in-law, the Reverend William Willett, Dr.
Tea steeped and drunk in Wedgwood tastes infinitely better, owing to its best-in-class fine bone china material.
And a reworked Wedgwood Museum showcases 3,000 artefacts dating back to 1759, when Josiah Wedgwood founded the company, and for children there's a pottery-themed outdoor play area.
An aspect of the Wedgwood story that has not always received sufficient attention--the firm's enormous impact elsewhere in Europe--was explored by ceramic historian George Savage in the September 1959 issue of Apollo.
George Stubbs' portrait ' ceramic of Josiah Wedgwood. Photo The Wedgwood Museum/Phil Sayer In 1762, he met Thomas Bentley, a successful merchant with a wide and cultivated taste who had the right social contacts and a knowledge of the arts that gave him an eye for design.
The collection contains more than 80,000 works of art, ceramics, manuscripts and letters, pattern books and photographs covering the 250-year history of Wedgwood.
Photo The Phil Sayer ON SALE THIS highly decorative Wedgwood Jasperware calyx-krater shaped vase and cover decorated typically in relief with classical subjects, circa 1900, is one of a number of pieces on sale at Chester Antiques Show.
The Art Fund, said the Save Wedgwood appeal had been the fastest ever fundraising campaign in the charity's 111-year history.
The historic Wedgwood Collection in Stoke-on-Trent could be split up and sold after the historic firm collapsed |
During the past decade, Wedgwood has forged design partnerships with two prominent figures from the world of fashion, Jasper Conran, OBE (from 2001) and Vera Wang (from 2005) whose signature ranges have attracted new customers to the brand.
| Iris Bird Frame, PS14, Oliver Bonas | Iris Bird Frame, PS14, Oliver Bonas Chinoiserie Green Ornamental Chinoiserie Green Ornamental | Jasper Conran for Wedgwood Chinoiserie Green Ornamental Platter, PS85, John Lewis | Jasper Conran for Wedgwood Chinoiserie Green Ornamental Platter, PS85, John Lewis