A piece of Wedgwood pottery.
Wedgwood definition by Webster's New World
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a fine English ceramic ware, typically with delicate neoclassic figures applied in a white, cameolike relief on a tinted background
Origin: after J. Wedgwood (1730-95), Eng potter
Wedgwood definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A trademark used for a type of pottery made by Josiah Wedgwood and his successors.
, Josiah 1730-1795.
British potter who improved the materials and processes of pottery. The wares from his factory (founded 1759) are among the finest examples of British earthenware and neoclassical vases.