Liverpool Cathedral, St James' Mount, Liverpool, 0151 709 6271, PS5 -Thu, 28 Sep Wedgwood Wares Join Alyson Pollard, Senior Curator of Art Galleries, for a closer look at the best collection of Wedgwood jasperware
in the world.
These pieces are known as Wedgwood Jasperware
, and yours is probably a more unusual pattern called Katumi Crane.
was similarly the subject of extensive, if not always successful, emulation.
The firm has been making Jasperware
, perhaps better known as Wedgwood Blue (although it comes in other colours), ever since.
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.
Dr Matthew Martin, NGV Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, is of the view that the dual factors of international prestige and a unique national connection strongly influenced many initial purchases by the fledgling gallery, which included significant examples of Black Basalt (1768) and Jasperware
To reinforce the validity of this assertion and to emphasise the legitimate lineage of American ceramics in British production, the Union Porcelain Works' display at the Centennial Exhibition featured copies of the Century Vase atop pedestals designed in imitation of Wedgwood jasperware
Josiah Wedgwood purchased moulds from Tassie and developed a method to create cameos from his new ceramic body, Jasperware
Featuring a range of historic and contemporary teaware, including a 19th-century Russian samovar and a 1950s Wedgwood Jasperware
teapot, the display explores the ways in which designers and craftspeople have transformed the taking of tea into an art form.
Its exact origin is unknown, but it first became famous through its association with famed British jasperware
craftsman Josiah Wedgwood who believed that art and industry had enormous potential to better the human condition.
Lord Wedgwood Hill launch 20 Distinguished House of Wedgwood pieces, mostly limited-edition prestige Jasperware
heart-shaped boxes are perfect for a wedding present and cost pounds 25 each.