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Pearlware

Scope note

Use for earthenware produced by Josiah Wedgewood from 1779, distinguished from his creamware by having a greater percentage of flint and white clay in the body and a trace of cobalt oxide in the glaze which gives it a bluish white cast.

This term has 112 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Keyword
Object category
Object name

Getty AAT term number

3000261855

Broader Terms used

earthenware

Created

12yrs ago

Connected records

Plate

Maker(s)

Production: Liverpool

Jug

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Jug

Maker(s)

Factory: Bill, Simpson & Co.

Coffee pot

Maker(s)

Production: Neale & Co. (Uncertain)
Unknown (Uncertain)

Apollo

Maker(s)

Production: Neale & Co.
Production: Wilson, Robert

Root dish

Maker(s)

Factory: Wedgwood

Jug

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Uncertain)

Mug

Maker(s)

Factory: uncertain

Plate

Maker(s)

Factory: Wedgwood

A Wise Virgin

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified

Summer

Maker(s)

Factory: uncertain

Ariadne

Maker(s)

Production: Lakin & Poole (Probably)

Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727)

Maker(s)

Production: Wood, Ralph II (Probably)

Plate

Maker(s)

Factory: uncertain

Plate

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Perhaps)

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