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Crucible - 1784

Crucible, © Wedgwood Museum
    Crucible
    © Wedgwood Museum

Such cups used by Josiah Wedgwood in his experiments on chemical analysis. When residues obtained in small quantity by filteration were to be exposed to strong heat.

Such cups used by Josiah Wedgwood in his experiments on chemical analysis. When residues obtained in small quantity by filteration were to be exposed to strong heat.

  • Type of object: Useful ware/crucible
  • Mark: D J (impressed)
  • Year produced: 1784
  • Body: Queen's ware, cream-coloured earthenware
  • Material: ceramic
  • Accession number: 1503
  • Dimensions: 69 mm (diameter), 49 mm (height)