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10/19/2018 | Betty


Wedgwood is a famous name in pottery. Josiah Wedgwood started making pottery in 1759 in Burslem England. He invented many types of pottery but his most famous include Queens Ware, a bone China dinnerware, Black Basalt, and well known Jasper Ware. His dinnerware was made especially for Queen Charlotte, thus the name Queens Ware. The royals loved his dinnerware and a set was also commissioned by President Theodore Roosevelt. Black Basalt was used for medallions and vases Jasper Ware, mainly the blue color, is known for the applied white classical designs.

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