Wedgwood 5" Jasperware Angels Classic Oval Box w/ Cover
Store your treasures in the elegance they warrant. Created with the classic motif of white relief on blue jasperware that Wedgwood is known for, the bottom rim features a garland of leaves. A magnificent collectible to display, you can tuck away small treasures inside too, such as a child's lock of hair, a dried flower from a special occasion, or an important piece of jewelry. measures 2"H x 5"W x 4.25"D.
The Jasper Classic Giftware Collection applies familiar figural motifs for an updated reinterpretation of this iconic collection. Jasper Classic Giftware shares Wedgwood's enthusiasm for the Greek revival in traditional turquoise. White Jasper relief figures are directly inspired by the works of early Wedgwood artist Lady Elizabeth Templeton, whose drawings were the basis for some of the company's most famous creations. While unmistalkingly classic, this Classic Turquoise Box is perfect as a meaningful, timeless gift for both new and seasoned Wedgwood collectors.
When washing by hand, avoid using scouring pads and/or abrasive detergents. To prevent spotting, combine quarter cup ammonia with a mild lemon detergent. Rinse in clean water and air dry on a rack. Clean vases and decanters by filling them half-full with moderately hot water, a small amount of mild detergent, two tablespoons of white vinegar or ammonia and 1/2 cup uncooked rice. Swirl the rice around for a few minutes to remove residue. Rinse well with moderately hot water and air dry, upside down, on a rack. *Always hand-wash painted glassware.
Made of stoneware. Made in Thailand.
The most famous and prized of all Josiah Wedgwood's inventions is jasperware, which has been produced for more than 200 years. Available in a variety of colors, the unglazed vitreous body of jasperware provides the perfect background for various classic scenes in bas-relief. Its name derives from the fact that the material resembles the natural stone jasper.
Emphasizing Wedgwood's attention to the finest details, commitment to superior quality and presentation, jasperware was originally developed in the 1770s and continues to be a favorite with collectors worldwide. There were thousands of recorded trials, hopes raised and dashed, before Wedgwood was pleased with his new finely-grained stoneware. Jasperware is capable of "receiving colors through its whole surface, in a manner which no other body, ancient or modern has been known to do". Wedgwood felt it was one of his greatest achievements. Subtle and sophisticated, the Wedgwood jasperware collection features a specially polished matte finish to give a finer texture to the surface. Wedgwood jasperware offers extensive gifting and collecting choices, as well as the liberty to enhance a home with classic pieces that are beautiful and useful.
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