The Wedgwood company is a British pottery firm, originally founded by Josiah Wedgwood c, and possibly the most famous name ever associated with pottery. The original manufactory was a pioneer of new products such as those modelled by William Greatbach , and those coloured with lead glazes developed by Josiah Wedgwood during his partnership with the Staffordshire potter Thomas whieldon. It was widely copied and it exported all over Europe and the USA. He founded the wedgwood company and many of his descendants were closely involved in the management of the company.
Antique Wedgwood Pottery & Porcelain: History & Marks -
Old Wedgwood is difficult to date. The first examination is of the piece itself. Old Wedgwood has a character of its own. It is finely crafted and just feels old. It is impossible to convey that quality in either words or photographs. The only way to gain an appreciation of the character of Old Wedgwood is to examine it, with the eye and with the finger tips.
I will briefly explain what Edme is, describe under what circumstances it came about, what it is made of and what to pay attention to when buying it. Edme is made of creamware or queensware, the names most commonly used in English for cream coloured earthenware, we will stick with creamware. Creamware was not invented, but certainly perfected and popularised by Josiah Wedgwood in the mid 18th century.
In , Wedgewood china was established by Josiah Wedgewood. He was an innovative designer who employed strategies that were uncommon in their time. Wedgewood maximized his manufacturing by fulfilling orders after they were made through catalogs or travelling salesman.