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CHAPTER XVI.

Food Riots at Etruria.-Boat-load of Provisions seized. — Military called

out.-Ringleaders seized and condemned.-Execution of Barlow at

Stafford. --Contemporary Account of the Riots.—Josiah Wedgwood's

“Address to the Young Inhabitants of the Potteries.”—Sale of the

Duchess of Portland's Collection of Antiquities. The Barberini or

Portland Vase.—Wedgwood's Determination to possess and copy

the Vase.--Arrangement with the Duke of Portland.--Fifty Copies

produced.—Josiah Wedgwood elected F.S.A.-Publication of the

Sixth Edition of his Catalogue.—“Bamboo or Cane-coloured Bisqué

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

PORTRAIT, AUTOGRAPH, ETC., OF JOSIAH WEDGWOOD.

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In whose possession.
Dr. J. B. Davis.
DERBY MUSEUM.
REDFERN.
BATEMAN.
L. JEWITT,
Ditto.
BATEMAN.
Ditto.
Dr. J. B. Davis.
BATEMAN.
Lucas.
Ditto.
BATEMAN.
Ditto.
L. JEWITT
BATEMAN.
Ditto.
REDFERY.

1. Celtic cinerary urn, Trentham 2.

Stone 3.

Uttoxeter

Monsal Dale 5.

Darley Dale 6.

Darley Dale 7. Celtic drinking-vessel, Bee Low 8.

Monsal Dale. 9. Celtic food-vessel, Trentham 10.

Monsal Dale 11.

Hitter Hill 12.

Hitter Hill 13.

Wetton 14. Celtic incense-cups, Throwley 15.

Darley Dale 16.

Baslow Moor 17.

Stanton Moor 18. Romano-British urn, Uttoxeter 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. Anglo-Saxon cinerary urns, Kingston 25. 26.

DERBY MUSEUM.

wood punch for indenting pottery.

small vessel. 27. Norman pitcher with badge of Ferrars . 28. 29. Norman jug-shaped vessel 30. 31. 32. Norman pitcher . 33. Costrel 34. Dish made by Thomas Toft 35. 36. Dish made by Ralph Toft 37. Tyg, four-handled. 38. three-handled 39.

with bosses
40. two-handled
41. Candlestick of 1649
42. Two butter-pots

L. JEWITT.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Lady CREWE.
/ MUSEUM PRACTICAL

GEOLOGY
BATEMAN.
J. Mills.
BAGSHAWE.
Ditto.
Mus. Prac. GEOL.
Mus. Prac. GEOL.
Ditto.
Ditto, and HANLEY.

ware

xix LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

In whose possession. 43. “Combed ware" plate

L. JEWITT. 44. Bellarmines, two examples. 45. Ale-pot

Ditto. 46. Cup and saucer, Eier's

Mus. PRAC. GEOL. 47. Tobacco-pipes, Elizabethan .

CROKER. 48.

L. JEWITT. 49. Stuart

CROKER. 50.

four examples from prints. 51.

five examples from tokens. 62. Charles II.

Ditto. 53. William III.

Ditto. 51.

two examples FAIRHOLT. 55. 1689

CROKER. 56. made by Charles Riggs

L. JEWITT. 67.

F. REDFERN. 58. group of old Broseleys

THURSFIELD. 59. Puzzle jug, John Wedgwood, 1691

Mus. Prac. GEOL. 60. of Delft ware .

J. MAYER. 61. Staffordshire earthenware .

Mus. Prac. GEOL. 62. Earthenware cradle, 1691 .

BATEMAN. 63. Delft ware plates of English manufacture . L. JEWITT. 64. Hower vase, do.

J. MAYER. 65. central ornament

Mills. 66. White stoneware piate

Mus. PRAC. GEOL. 67. Posset pot, 1711 .

BATEMAN. 68. 1750

Lucas. 69. 1819

BRAMHALL. 70. View of Horton Hall, Staffordshire. 71. Puzzle jug of John Wedgwood

Mus. Prac. GEOL. 72. Fac-simile of autographs to indenture of appren- HANLEY MUSEUM.

ticeship 13. View of the Churchyard Works at Burslem. 74. Agate knife haft, tortoise-shell plates, &c.

L. JEWITT. 75. View of the Ivy House, Burslem. 76. View of doorway, Overhouse Works, Burslem. 77. View of the Bell Works, Burslem. 78. Queen's ware butter-boat .

Mus. PRAC. GEOL. 79. teapot, Liverpool printing

S. C. HALL. centre piece

Ditto. 81. Medallion portrait of Josiah Wedgwood

L. JEWITT.
Mrs. Wedgwood

Ditto. 83. Autograph of Thomas Bentley

Ditto. 81. Medallion portrait of Thomas Bentley

Ditto. 85. Imitation marble and porphyry vases, two examples Ditto.

OLIVER. 87. Group of Egyptian black or“ basaltes” ware S. C. HALL. 88. View of the Black Works, Etruria. 89. Etruscan vases, the first made at Etruria

F. Wedgwood. 90. Crab-stock pattern teapot .

WEDGWOOD & Sons. 91. Jasper medallion, black and white

L. JEWITT. 92. Group of jasper-ware vases, tripods, &c.

S. C. HALL. 93. Plymouth china shell piece

CARTER. 94.

MILLS. 95. teapot

L. JEWITT. 96. mug, painted by Saqui

Ditto. 97. large vase

F. Fry. 98. Bristol china, group of

L. JEWITT. 99.

Burke

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82.

86.

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cup and saucer made for Edmund? Ditto.

group of .

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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

In whose possession. ' 100. Bristol china, plaque

Lucas. 101. heraldic plaque

BALLER. 102. large vase

F. FRY. 103. New Hall china tea pot, and cup and saucer L. JEWITT. 104.

Ditto, and DANIELS. 105. Autographs of John Flaxman, two examples WEDGWOOD & SONS. 106. Flaxman's medallion portraits, Mrs. Meerman L. JEWIIT. 107.

Mrs. Siddons Ditto. 108.

Mr. Meerinan Ditto. 109.

Herschell

Ditto. 110.

C. Jenkinson Ditto. 111.

Queen of Portugal Ditto. 112.

King of Sweden Ditto. 113.

Dr. Buchan. Ditto. 114. Flaxman's bas-relief, “Peace preventing Mars from

Ditto. bursting the door of Janus's temple" 115. “Mercury uniting the hands

Ditto. of England and France" 116. Armorial seal of Josiah Wedgwood

W. R. Wedgwood. 117. Flaxman's designs for chessmen

WEDGWOOD & Sons, 118. 119. Flaxman's original models in wax of Cupids, Į D. C. MARJORI

{ 120. with masks and ivy above .

BANKS, JI.P. 121. Emblematical medallion of clay from New South; s. C. Hall. 122. Medallion portrait of Thomas Byerley

L. JEWITT. 123. Group of jasper-ware vases, &c.

S. C. HALL. 124. Jasper-ware vase

B. RATHBONE.

THE CHANCELLOR OF 125. déjeune service .

THE EXCHEQUER. 126. beads

Dr. J. B. Davis. 127. Group of “ basaltes" ware

S. C. HALL. 128. Jasper-ware tea-cup.

L. JEWITT. 129. Section of ink-stand. 130. Inkstand of “basaltes" ware

S. C. HALL. 131. Large mug of ditto

Lucas. 132. View of Etruria Hall. 133. Monument to Josiah Wedgwood at Stoke-uponTrent.

THE CHANCELLOR OP 134. Medallion portrait of Wedgwood by Flaxman .

THE EXCHEQUER. 135.

Ditto. 136. Medallion portrait of Wedgwood

Dr. J. B. Davis. 137.

undraped L. JEWITT. 138. Medallion portrait of Mrs. Wedgwood, by Flaxman Ditto. 139.

Wedgwood, by Flaxman · Ditto. 140.

from his monument at Stoke-upon-Trent. 141. Mark of "Wedgwood and Bentley, Etruria" · Ditto. 142. Etruria Works, general view. 143.

interior of one of the yards, showing steps and bridge 144.

view of the “Black Works." 145. Open-work basket of bamboo ware

HASLEY Mrsery.

THE WEDGWOODS.

THE EARLY POTTERIES OF STAFFORDSHIRE.

CHAPTER I.

INTRODUCTORY.-GRADUAL PROGRESS

OF

THE ART IN THE DISTRICT. - THE CELTIC PERIOD. CINERARY URNS. DRINKING-CUPS.-FOOD-VESSELS. -INCENSE-CUPS.

The history of the important and truly beautiful art of “pot making," so far as regards our own country, which has not yet been written, must and will one day-it is hoped ere long-form one of the most pleasing and instructive works which can be produced. The deep and undivided research of the patient antiquary, the graphic powers of the skilled biographer, the thoughtful comparative experiences of the collector, and the matured observations of the practised manipulator, will need all to be united in the production of such a work; which, if properly carried out, cannot fail to present a more vivid and more pleasingly instructive picture of English industry and English art—both allied and independent of each other-than it has fallen to the lot of any one as yet to attempt to depict.

Extending uninterruptedly through several centuries from a period long antecedent to historic times, down through every change of race and of peoples to our own day-followed in one way or other in almost every district throughout the length and breadth of the land-gradually extending itself

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