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Tray of Creamware and Jasper Trials - 1765

Tray of Creamware and Jasper Trials
    Tray of Creamware and Jasper Trials

Wooden tray, with a selection of rectangular coloured glazed creamware ‘trials’, all of which are individually numbered.

This selection represents work by Josiah Wedgwood I on perfecting the creamware bodies and glazes. Each trial is carefully numbered to correspond with an entry in Josiah’s experiment books.The majority of his trials for Queen’s ware were completed by 1763, but individual experiments continued to be made until the 1770s.

  • Type of object: Trials and experiments/jasper trial
  • Year produced: 1765
  • Body: Queen's ware, cream-coloured earthenware
  • Material: ceramic, wood
  • Accession number: 4205
  • Dimensions: 387 mm (length), 296 mm (width)