Glazes and bodies change and the feel is quite different.
In this way you can also become familiar with Spode's bodies such as earthenware, bone china and stone china.
The only way to gain an appreciation of the character of Old Wedgwood is to examine it, with the eye and with the finger tips.
It is impossible to convey that quality in either words or photographs.
In fact Christmas thimbles dated 1990 still use WEDGWOOD ENGLAND] Before the advent of the dating system in 1860 one must look to other clues to date pieces described as marked WEDGWOOD only. Solid Black Jasper was produced between 1778 and about 1826; the white body dipped in black between 17 with production resumed in 1844 and continuing to the moderm era.
pattern is probably one of the most successful patterns ever made.
Both have been made in different colours and on different bodies although probably most variations have occurred to publication of the story found so far is in The Family Friend Volume I of 1849.
This is many years after the origination of the pattern.Supper sets, leg baths, rouge pots, asparagus servers and teawares, all indicate customers of taste and wealth.The ordinary person would not be using this type of ware in the late 1700s and early 1800in continuous production from about 1816 and is still made under the Spode brand name by Portmeirion Group today (2013).There is an area of confusion in wares in the first two series.For example TOT could mean a piece produced in either June 1865 or June of 1891.January, February, April, September, October, November and December are always show by their intial letter. MADE IN ENGLAND commenced appearing on some wares as early as 1898 but is not in general use until 1908.