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Ashtray by Olwyn Cotgreave - c.1950

Ashtray by Olwyn Cotgreave, © Wedgwood Museum
    Ashtray by Olwyn Cotgreave
    © Wedgwood Museum

Coffee pot; cup and saucer; ashtray; cigarette box; hand-painted. Olwyn Cotgreave c.1950

Coffee pot; cup and saucer; ashtray; cigarette box; hand-painted. Olwyn Cotgreave c.1950

  • Type of object: Useful ware/box
  • Mark: portland vase motif
    WEDGWOOD
    BONE CHINA
    MADE IN ENGLAND
    [Printed on box and lid]
    OLWYN COTGRAVE FEB 1950
    [Painted in red on box and lid]
  • Year produced: c.1950
  • Body: Bone china
  • Decoration: hand-painted
  • Accession number: 9286

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  • Bone china

    Bone china

    A porcelain made from clay and feldspathic rock with the addition of about 50 percent of calcined animal bone. Josiah Wedgwood II introduced bone china at the Wedgwood Etruria factory in 1812.