Dating wedgewood bone china

23 Jul

Jasper Ware is also famous for the bas relief applied to the sides, often in imitation of classical Greek motifs.

Jasper Ware has been in production for over 200 years, and in that time the methods of production have remained virually unchanged.

The company’s success in the 18th C carried through into the 19th C, when the emphasis shifted from handcrafted pottery to the production of bone china and majolica.

Wedgwood 20th C designers included Keith Murray, CFA Voysey and Eric Ravilious.

With this fine-grained stoneware he was able to produce copies of the newly excavated Etruscan pottery from Italy.

The new innovation proved another huge commercial success.

Today Queens Ware is highly collectable and very affordable.

In 1768 Wedgwood developed a fine black porcelain called Black Basalt.

Josiah Wedgwood III (1795-1880) son of Josiah II, partner from 1825 until he retired in 1842.

He and his brothers reintroduced bone china c1876 and employed of the artists Thomas Allen and Emile Lessore.

Clement Wedgwood (1840-1889) son of Francis Wedgwood, partner.

Laurence Wedgwood (1844-1913) son of Francis Wedgwood, partner.

Major Cecil Wedgwood DSO (1863-1916) son of Godfrey Wedgwood, partner from 1884, first Mayor of the federated County Borough of Stoke-on-Trent (1910-1911).