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Ironstone (pottery)

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Use for hard, dense, white stoneware developed in England during the 18th century as a cheaper substitute for bone china and originally highly decorated, but used most extensively as plain white inexpensive tableware throughout most of the 19th century.

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12yrs ago

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Production: Johnson Brothers
Designer: Wilkes, Sue



Production: C. J. Mason & Co.

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