jasper ware


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jasper ware

or jas·per·ware (jăs′pər-wâr′)
n.
A fine white stoneware originally produced by Josiah Wedgwood, often colored by metallic oxides with raised designs remaining white.
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Today, the word 'Wedgwood' is synonymous with the distinctive blue Jasper ware (a fine stoneware) invented in 1771 by the factory's founder, the master craftsman Josiah Wedgwood I.
Which company created the 19th century pottery known as jasper ware? 9.
Which of the heraldic colours is known as pottery known as jasper ware? 5.
Josiah Wedgwood, who bought moulds from Tassie, developed a method to create a cameo from a substance known as jasper ware.
It was Wedgwood's experimentation which led to the creation of the company's famous Jasper ware.
But the November fair this year will carry an exhibition of Wedgwood porcelain along with the famous blue and white jasper ware which is readily available today at prestigious retailers and seems to be one of the few things which has never lost its appeal since Wedgwood began in the 18th century.
For the New York dog, what could be more sophisticated than a black Jasper ware bowl designed by Nick Munro for Wedgwood?
The Portland Vase was deposited in the British Museum by the fourth Duke of Portland in 1810; a quarter of a century earlier (1786) the third Duke had loaned it to Wedgwood so that the latter could 'model it for reproduction in his jasper ware'.(2) Some early interpreters read the scene on the vase as a representation of the Eleusinian Mysteries.