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Underneath the plate: Ironstone, Stoneware and Earthenware – Final in a Two-Part Series

OK, so it said “ironstone.” It did, right on the back of my Mason’s pin dish. But I still thought of it as porcelain. It was a plate! It looked like porcelain, it felt like porcelain – what did I … Continue reading

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The Accidental Beauty of Flow Blue

Josiah Wedgwood II is credited for inventing this beautiful and popular form of Transferware. But other experts think it happened by accident when the cobalt oxide escaped its boundaries during firing or glazing. These pieces were sold as “seconds,” and … Continue reading

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