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Wedgwood vases offered at Boston auction

18 March 2019

On April 13 Skinner in Boston is holding one of its periodic sales of European furniture, silver and ceramics. Wedgwood is almost always a feature of these auctions and the latest is no exception.

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CERAMICS: America's continuing love affair with the Wedgwood factory

20 August 2018

An old and respected provenance can still hold sway even in no longer buoyant sectors of the market.

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Coysh blue and white collection sparks Winchester transfer talk

19 March 2018

The name of the late Bill Coysh is instantly recognisable to enthusiasts of transfer printed pottery.

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Stoke-on-Trent’s Potteries museum welcomes home Wedgwood vase and kicks of fundraising for Iron Age torcs

16 September 2017

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery in Stoke-on-Trent had a double celebration today when it welcomed home a vase by master potter Josiah Wedgwood and launched a fundraising campaign to buy the Leekfrith Iron Age Torcs.

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Victory for public appeal as Wedgwood’s First Day’s vase returns to Staffordshire

05 July 2017

A long-running appeal to raise nearly half a million pounds to return a Wedgwood’s First Day’s vase to Staffordshire has triumphed.

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Polikoff ceramics collection comes up at Boston auction

19 June 2017

On July 13 Boston saleroom Skinner will be offering the Victor & Muriel Polikoff Collection comprising nearly 300 lots of 18th and early 19th century ceramics.

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Large porcelain collection amassed by Wedgwood descendant returns to Leith Hill Place

29 April 2017

More than 140 pieces of Wedgwood go on display today in a Surrey Hills stately home.

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New grant helps funding appeal to keep Wedgwood First Day’s vase in Stoke on Trent

17 March 2017

Stoke-on-Trent’s Potteries Museum & Art Gallery is hopeful of raising nearly half a million pounds to buy a Wedgwood First Day’s vase after it was awarded a £90,000 grant from the Art Fund.

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Export bar issued for rare Wedgwood vase sold at Christie’s auction

16 December 2016

A temporary export bar has been placed on a rare Wedgwood vase in the hope £482,500 can be raised to keep it in the UK.

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Wedgwood vase adds lustre to auction in Scotland

20 October 2016

At just over 17in (42cm) high, the 1920s Wedgwood vase (shape 2465) is among the largest produced in the Fairyland Lustre range.

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Rare glass paperweights at Cirencester sale

04 August 2015

Paperweights from makers such as Caithness, Mdina, Selkirk, Wedgwood and Whitefriars go under the hammer at auctioneers Moore Allen & Innocent in Cirencester on August 7.

V&A deal secures future of Wedgwood archive

15 December 2014

A series of deals to safeguard the future of the Wedgwood Collection and ensure it will continue to be displayed in the Potteries have now been completed.

Wedgwood archive saved as appeal hits £2.74m target

03 October 2014

It has taken just over a month for the Art Fund’s £2.74m appeal to save the Wedgwood Collection to reach its target. It will now be gifted to the V&A but will stay in situ at the Wedgwood Museum in Barlaston, near Stoke.

Wedgwood archive appeal £2.2m wonder

26 September 2014

Soon after ATG reported that the public had contributed £700,000 in a matter of days to help the final push to save the Wedgwood archive, the news came through that close to £2m had been raised. Some £1.3m was donated in just four days.

Signs of hope for Wedgwood Museum

23 September 2013

There are promising signs for the future of the Wedgwood Museum thanks to planning approval given to redevelop the site where it is based near Stoke-on-Trent.

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Ravilious’ Boat Race bowl designed for Wedgwood

12 March 2013

This 12in (30cm) diameter Wedgwood Queen’s Ware ‘Boat Race’ bowl, designed by Eric Ravilious, appeared at a recent sale held by Robertson’s of Kinbuck, near Dunblane.

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Fairytale ending at £29,500

11 February 2013

The highlight of the recent Decorative Art and Design sale conducted by Sworders of Stansted Mountfitchet was this Wedgwood Fairyland lustre malfrey pot and cover designed by Daisy Makeig-Jones (1881-1945).

Art Fund say new deal may save Wedgwood Museum after all

24 September 2012

Negotiations on a new rescue package have raised hopes of saving the Wedgwood Museum collection. Those involved expect to be able to unveil an agreement within the next few months.

Government must step in over Wedgwood crisis say family

16 January 2012

SPEEDY government intervention is essential to save the Wedgwood Museum’s collection, descendants of Josiah Wedgwood say.

Hope for Wedgwood Museum after white knight’s rescue plan

04 January 2012

A WHITE knight has stepped forward with an offer to rescue the Wedgwood Museum collection after a High Court judgment ruled it should be sold off to pay pension scheme creditors.