Josiah Spode


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Noun1.Josiah Spode - English potter who started a pottery famous for its bone china (1754-1827)Josiah Spode - English potter who started a pottery famous for its bone china (1754-1827)
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The bird was said to have been shot on an Anglesey marsh around 1849, and was later identified by Josiah Spode based on ones he'd seen in London Zoo.
Bone China was developed by potter Josiah Spode in England in the late 1700s.
The tradition was forged when English potter Josiah Spode (born a pauper, he went onto become one of Stoke's foremost potters) decided bone china teacups were the way to go.
Spode, which was founded by Josiah Spode in 1767, is one of the most well regarded potteries in the world.
In 1784, Josiah Spode I developed the novel technique of transfer printing designs engraved on copper plates.
Josiah Spode is credited with taking the process a stage further by developing a method for transfer printing in blue under the glaze which made the design more durable.
Wedgwood began working in bone china in 1812; about 14 years after its quality was improved by Josiah Spode who started calcining the animal bone separately from all of the other clays in the formula.
Royal Worcester has been manufacturing since 1751, while pottery legend Josiah Spode Jr set up his ceramic firm in about 1770 and Mr Steele said that heritage would be a big asset for the future.
Gallimore married into 18th Century pottery magnate circles when he wed the Josiah Spode's daughter, Anne.
Josiah Spode, founder of the famous factory, was born on March 23, 1733, in a village that is now part of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire, nicknamed The Potteries.