Wedgwood is a line of porcelain and pottery produced by Josiah Wedgwood from about until his death in , and by his heirs thereafter. Although Josiah was the first prominent pottery maker to endorse each piece with a mark bearing his own name, knowing how to date Wedgwood is still quite tricky. However, if you know what to look for, you can confidently date Wedgwood. Study the impression. If the letters in the name Wedgwood are uneven in size and shape, then you may be holding a very early piece.
How to Date Wedgwood
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Back to Glass Encyclopedia Home. Two years later the company became part of the Wedgwood Group , and the factory was renamed Wedgwood Glass soon after, with Ronald as managing director. Wedgwood began producing glassware with a distinct Scandinavian style. Ronald Stennett-Wilson's most popular design was the Sheringham candlesticks, with disc shaped stems. Wedgwood acquired Galway Crystal in , and soon after was renamed Wedgwood Crystal. During this time, Frank Thrower , designer at Dartington, created several designs for Wedgwood, including the Brutus range.
From our iconic Jasper material, to our world famous silky white fine bone china, all of our pieces have a wealth of historic manufacturing techniques and centuries of pattern inspirations behind them, creating timeless objects that enrich the everyday. Browse our colorful patterns designed by our talented team in Barlaston or discover exciting design collaborations with household names such as Vera Wang, Kit Kemp and Jasper Conran. Mix and match, experiment, go wilder than your imagination takes you.
The most aristocratic of Wedgwood's patterns, Edme dates back over a century and is characterised by sophisticated Georgian shapes and a design motif drawn from Wedgwood's original 18th century archives. The collection has an earthenware body, and features a smoothly harmonious laurel motif. It seems we have currently technical difficulties. Please try again later.