Is Wedgwood Jasperware valuable?

Is Wedgwood Jasperware valuable?

Antique Wedgwood pieces are highly collectable and often pique plenty of people’s interest at our auctions. However, Josiah Wedgwood also lead the way for the industrialisation of pottery and focused on manufacturing pottery for the masses too.

What is Wedgwood blue Jasperware?

Jasperware, or jasper ware, is a type of pottery first developed by Josiah Wedgwood in the 1770s. Usually described as stoneware, it has an unglazed matte “biscuit” finish and is produced in a number of different colours, of which the most common and best known is a pale blue that has become known as Wedgwood Blue.

Is Wedgwood Jasperware still made?

Jasperware, type of fine-grained, unglazed stoneware introduced by the English potter Josiah Wedgwood in 1775 as the result of a long series of experiments aimed at discovering the techniques of porcelain manufacture. Jasperware is still produced today.

What makes Wedgwood blue?

Wedgwood’s Blue Pebble tableware (from £85) is another reimagining of Jasperware, updated for the 21st-century table. The blue and white stoneware, made from the company’s Jasper formula, is inspired by water-washed pebbles and beautifully complements the natural textures of wood, linen and stone.

What was jasperware used for?

Besides abolitionist promotional material, jasperware was made into neoclassical vases and heavily stylized neoclassical cameos. Many of these cameos depict famous scenes from Greek literature and modern interpretations of Greek literature such as the apotheosis of Homer.

What colors does jasperware come in?

Wedgwood produced jasperware in approximately 30 different colors, ranging from it’s signature pale blue, to more vibrant hues of crimson, sage and royal blue jasperware.

What colors does Jasperware come in?

What color is Wedgewood blue?

blue gray
Color: Wedgewood is a blue gray reminiscent of wedgewood china blue.

What colors does Wedgwood jasperware come in?

What is German jasperware?

Jasperware was made with the color throughout the body or just on the surface. Instead, they were made many miles to the east, and most collectors call these “German jasperware.” Wedgwood’s jasperware has raised decorations (usually white) that are made separately and applied to or sprigged onto the surface.