jasperware


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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.

jasperware

Colored stoneware with raised designs in white, invented by Josiah Wedgwood.
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Jean Hope, Washington, Tyne & Wear A This jasperware box, decorated with cherubs, is one of the most popular of Wedgwood items.
He says: "The Lady Lever is lucky enough to own two Wedgwood copies of a famous ancient Roman vase, both of which are on display in the South End Galleries, along with a lot of other examples of Wedgwood's jasperware.
In his early years, Flaxman had found work modelling reliefs for Staffordshire potter Josiah Wedgwood's blue and white jasperware.
In his early years, Flaxman found work modelling reliefs for Staffordshire potter Josiah Wedgwood's blue and white jasperware.
Which potter famous for his Jasperware opened his first business in 1759?
Of particular note is the marble mantelpiece showcasing blue Wedgwood jasperware plaques.
Wedgwood's jasperware 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.
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 (1774).
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.