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Black basalt

Scope note

Hard, fine-grained, unglazed black stoneware first developed in Staffordshire, England, in the 18th century, further developed and produced by the Wedgwood factory from the 1760s.

This term has 43 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Material
Object name
Keyword
Object category

Getty AAT term number

3000254696

Broader Terms used

stoneware

Created

11yrs ago

Connected records

Coffee pot

Maker(s)

Factory: Wedgwood

Cream jug

Maker(s)

Factory: Wedgwood

Bacchus

Maker(s)

Factory: Wedgwood
Sculptor: Michelangelo Buonarroti (After)

Ring

Maker(s)

Factory: Wedgwood & Bentley (Partnership)

Seal

Maker(s)

Factory: Wedgwood & Bentley

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