Wedgwood Porcelain China
As one of the most iconic names in the history of pottery, Wedgwood porcelain china is highly sought after by collectors and fans of decorative tableware and ornaments.
Wedgwood was founded by Josiah Wedgwood in 1759 and he is now remembered as the ‘Father of British Pottery. Josiah Wedgwood became famous for his Queens Ware, Black Basalt and Jasperware collections. A Wedgwood tableware set would make a wonderful wedding present, or find that elusive piece for a dedicated collector.
You can find your ideal Wedgwood porcelain and china by choosing from different styles and eras, such as 18th and 19th-century antiques, 1920s Art Deco, or retro designs from the 1960s and 1970s. Or choose your favourite Wedgwood pattern from popular collections like Kutani Crane, Clio, Mirabelle and Peter Rabbit.
Jasperware was developed by Josiah Wedgwood in the 1770s and pieces produced in the 18th and 19th century are commonly sold as antiques today. This distinctive pottery was made in blue, green, lilac, yellow or black and with white decorations inspired by neo-classical images. Lookout for Jasperware vases and trays in this famous design.
Among the most recognisable Wedgwood designs of the 1920s is the ‘Fairyland Lustre line, created by Daisy Makeig Jones and usually used black or orange as a background colour with images of fairies, goblins, elves and ghosts. Other Art Deco Wedgwood porcelain and china feature the geometric designs and floral patterns popular of the era. Keep an eye out for stylish tea and coffee sets and tableware.
Kutani Crane is a popular Wedgwood pattern with an Asian-inspired design which was created in 1971 and discontinued in 1998, but is still loved today. This attractive pattern features floral arrangements surrounding a bird of paradise and can be found on tableware, pots, and jugs, among others.
Wedgwoods Peter Rabbit collection, featuring original Beatrix Potter illustrations, have been popular gifts for children since the 1980s and is still produced today. Watch out for plates, mugs, bowls, and money boxes featuring these beloved characters.