Wedgwood and His Imitators by Hannah H. Moore

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Excerpt from Wedgwood and His Imitators Then once again, we waked to the distinguished beauty of those works sent out from Etruria and Burslem. Little by little the prices have risen as buyers became more plenty. John Wills, a well-known English collector of Old Wedgwood, particularly the basaltes and jasper produc tions, sent his entire Author: N.

Hudson Moore. Wedgwood and his imitators by Moore, N. Hudson, Publication date Topics Wedgwood, Josiah, Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Harvard University Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Wedgwood and his imitators. New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Josiah Wedgwood; Josiah Wedgwood: Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: N Hudson Moore.

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His black ware - of which an illustration is given - is fine in texture and the reliefs and cameos with which it is embellished are sharp in outline and are beautifully modelled. His jasper ware shows certain distinctive features - it is more porcellaneous than Wedgwood's, and the blue colour has a purple tinge.

For fineness of grain it nearly. It is said that Wedgwood made a confidential friend of this man, whom he considered to be his cleverest pupil, and who assisted him in improving his wares and the colour of the blue jasper.

A lamp by W. Adams of antique pattern in cane-coloured glazed ware, with cameo figures in white in Wedgwood style. From the South Kensington Museum. Rare Reference Book The WEDGWOOD JASPERWARE HANDBOOK A Must Have Manual For All Collectors Pages Printable Instant Download $ Eligible orders get 30% off.

Still, I am glad I read Wedgwood's account. It is history on a grand scale, magisterially written (the book brings to mind Edward Gibbon and his "The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire").

In his Foreword to this edition, Anthony Grafton calls Wedgwood "the greatest narrative historian" of the twentieth s:   Unlike most old English potters, Josiah Wedgwood marked the majority of his products and Wedgwood Identification and Dating marks are something for which the collector should always look.

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Hudson, View full catalog record. "Wedgwood & His Imitators" by Charles B. Smith is a condensation from a presentation given at a meeting of the Wedgwood Society 12/19/57 and appeared in full in Buten Museum of Wedgwood Bulletin No. "Wedgwood Jelly Molds" is a one page article describing the collection of Col.

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The Wedgwood legacy is not without its detractors, particularly the anti-modernists who allege its unoriginality of design and generally castigate the industrialization of art.

The flaw in their reasoning is that criticism must acknowledge (if not accept) the terms of the thing criticized if it is to be judged as.

Wedgwood has been producing high-quality china since During this time many hundreds of patterns were created, some with limited production and some lasting generations. Valuing Wedgwood china is not easy, especially since quite a few talented imitators selling "Wedgewood China" for numerous patters over a long period of time.

Quality books on Wedgwood are few and far between and older ones are difficult to find if one wants to own them and not have to go to a library. In conclusion, drool over the pictures, but divide the text into two categories: Wedgwood history (which the book is Reviews: As Kovels explains, the Wedgwood company was established back in by Josiah Wedgwood.

According to Antique Marks, many of his descendants were also very involved in the company, which eventually merged with Waterford Crystal in and then became known as Waterford Wedgwood. As we’ll talk about below, however, the marks on different. As one of the most iconic makers of ceramic wares, Wedgwood china has symbolized the utmost in elegance and taste over the brand’s nearly year history.

Today’s porcelain and china collectors are consistently drawn to the exceptional quality and sheer variety of motifs embodied in antique Wedgwood china. Wedgwood had the uncanny knack for blending timeless taste with cutting.

First and foremost, this is a book for collectors, as it deals with details, such as glazes, textures, and various marks. Author Geoffrey Wills is the leading authority on Wedgwood.

He goes through the history of Josiah Wedgwood and his firm, highlighting some Reviews: Well you're in luck, because here they come. There are 47 wedgwood beatrice for sale on Etsy, and they cost $ on average. The most common wedgwood beatrice material is ceramic. The most popular color.

You guessed it: blue. The Buten Museum of Wedgwood and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Josiah Wedgwood (–95), came from an established family of potters, and trained with his elder brother.

He was in partnership with the leading potter Thomas Whieldon from untilwhen a new green ceramic glaze he had developed encouraged him to start a new business on his own.

Relatives leased him the Ivy House in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, and his marriage to Sarah Wedgwood. Did you scroll all this way to get facts about wedgwood amherst. Well you're in luck, because here they come. There are 66 wedgwood amherst for sale on Etsy, and they cost $ on average.

The most common wedgwood amherst material is ceramic. The most popular color. You guessed it: white. Josiah Wedgwood, (baptized JBurslem [now in Stoke-on-Trent], Staffordshire, Eng.—died Jan. 3,Etruria, Staffordshire), English pottery designer and manufacturer, outstanding in his scientific approach to pottery making and known for his exhaustive researches into materials, logical deployment of labour, and sense of business organization.

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Wedgwood and his imitators, Also available in digital form. Contributor: Moore, N. Hudson Date: ; Book/Printed Material Engravings of lions, tigers, panthers, leopards, dogs, &c., chiefly after the designs of Sir Edwin Landseer Scrap-book belonging to the Rev.

Charles Ludwig [sic] Dodgson, M.A., Christ Church, Oxford, better known as. Moore, N. Hudson, Wedgwood and his imitators, (New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company, []) (page images at HathiTrust) See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Help with reading books -- Report a bad link -- Suggest a new listing.

His massive, illustrated history is based primarily on research in the Wedgwood archives at Keele U. and the Wedgwood Museum. In particular, he focuses on the letters and memoranda of founder Josiah Wedgwood to his friend and partner, Thomas Bentley, although the second volume follows the history of the firm from Josiah's death in up to.

Search the base for a three-letter sequence. This is a date code that appears on all Wedgwood earthenware afterlasting with slight variations into the s. By consulting such books as “The Encyclopedia of British Pottery and Porcelain Marks,” you will be able to discover the exact year of manufacture for your item.

: Josiah Wedgwood - His Personal History () by Smiles, Samuel Jr. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices. Wedgwood and his works: a selection of his plaques, cameos, medallions, vases, etc. from the designs of Flaxman and others: reproduced in permanent photography by the autotype process, with a sketch of his life and the progress of his fine-art manufactures by Eliza Meteyard ().

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A connoisseur knows the poorer Wedgwood jasper made since or so from that made prior to then by touch, colour, shape, undercutting, and finish. Take colour, for instance ; nobody since Josiah Wedgwood ceased to supervise the works at Etruria got quite the right dark blue in jasper, and none of his imitators got it while he was alive.

Wedgwood visited his factory in Birmingham in May At the time Boulton was employing over people and had a turnover of £30, Wedgwood was impressed as he only had a turnover of around £5, Wedgwood wrote to his friend, Thomas Bentley: "He is I believe the most complete manufacturer in England in England, in metal.

He is very. This is the definitive book on Wedgwood, the preeminent luxury china brand in the world and the essence of English design and craftsmanship. Founded inWedgwood has a deep heritage in pottery making that represents timeless design and enduring style.

The eponymous founder, Josiah Wedgwood, was an entrepreneur and visionary who quickly. Josiah Wedgwood II () second son of Josiah I, succeeded his father as proprietor in and introduced the production of Wedgwood bone china.

Josiah Wedgwood III () son of Josiah II, partner from until he retired in Francis Wedgwood () son of Josiah II, a partner from and sole proprietor following his father’s death until joined by his own sons.

Our Craft. Using unique heritage materials such as Jasper, luminescent Queen's Ware and fine bone china, Wedgwood continues the tradition of beautiful handcrafted works of art, made with a love and respect for past patterns and techniques, but with a firm eye on future trends.Jasperware, or jasper ware, is a type of pottery first developed by Josiah Wedgwood in the s.

Usually described as stoneware, it has an unglazed matte "biscuit" finish and is produced in a number of different colours, of which the most common and best known is a pale blue that has become known as Wedgwood Blue.

Relief decorations in contrasting colours (typically in white but also in other.- The 3rd picture shows a faint spot around the rim but I was able to wipe it off after the picture was taken. This is a final sale. I do my best to describe the item and its condition.

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