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Ironstone (pottery)

Scope note

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.

This term has 3 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Object name
Material
Object category

Getty AAT term number

3000238593

Broader Terms used

stoneware

Created

12yrs ago

Connected records

Teapot

Maker(s)

Production: Johnson Brothers
Designer: Wilkes, Sue

Jug

Maker(s)

Production: C. J. Mason & Co.

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