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Masterpieces of Wedgwood in the British Museum

Aileen Dawson

Masterpieces of Wedgwood in the British Museum

by Aileen Dawson

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Published by British Museum Publications in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wedgwood ware -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index and bibliographical references.

    StatementAileen Dawson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK4335
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19774181M
    ISBN 100714105317

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    Masterpieces of Wedgwood in the British Museum: ISBN () Softcover, Indiana University Press in association with British Museum Publications, Portrait Sculpture: A Catalogue of the British Museum Collection C (Scholarly). On 10 June , he signed a receipt for both the Vase and the cameo of Augustus. Wedgwood's copies of the Vase, first in black and later in the lighter blue version, spread its fame still further. In the 4th Duke of Portland deposited it in the British Museum for safe-keeping, where it went on public display.


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Soft cover 7 1/2 X 9 3/4 inches pages inde 29 pins. Wedgwood is a fine china, porcelain, and luxury accessories manufacturer that was founded on 1 May by the English potter and entrepreneur Josiah Wedgwood and was first incorporated in as Josiah Wedgwood and Sons was rapidly successful and was soon one of the largest manufacturers of Staffordshire pottery, "a firm that has done more to spread the knowledge and .ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Previously published as: Masterpieces of Wedgwood in British Museum.

Description: pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm."This book showcases over of the most important and attractive pieces of eighteenth-century Worcester porcelain in the collection of the British Museum. They date from the periodfrom the factory's founding by Dr.

John Wall to a few years after his death in "--BOOK JACKET.