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Pesaro - Shell - 1995

Pesaro Shell vae, © Wedgwood Museum
    Pesaro Shell vae
    © Wedgwood Museum

"Pesaro" a shell, to mark the two-hundredth anniversary of the death of Wedgwood I on 3rd January 1795.

"Pesaro" a shell, to mark the two-hundredth anniversary of the death of Wedgwood I on 3rd January 1795.

  • Type of object: Ornamental ware/centre piece
  • Mark: "Josiah Wedgwood" (facsimile signature)
    BICENTENARY CELEBRATIONS
    PESARO.
    A SMALL SIZE PRODUCTION OF THE WINNER OF THE
    JOSIAH WEDGWOOD BICENTENIAL AWARD 1995.
    DESIGNED BY MIRKO BRAVI
    OF THE ISTITUTO STATALE D'ARTE
    PER LA CERAMICA, FAENZA.
    ONE
  • Year produced: 1995
  • Body: Bone china
  • Glaze: clear glaze
  • Material: ceramic
  • Accession number: 9701

Glossary

  • 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.