Grist Milling


White-bodied earthenware plate. In 1948 Wedgwood commissioned artist Clare Leighton to design a limited-edition series of twelve plates featuring traditional New England industries for the American market. The plates were first sold in Fall 1952. Photolithography decoration consists of scene of "grist milling" in charcoal sepia underglaze printing, taken from wood engravings by the artist.

Date Made: 1952

Maker: Josiah Wedgwood & Sons

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: England, Barlaston

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1991.0202.05Catalog Number: 1991.0202.05Accession Number: 1991.0202

Object Name: plate

Physical Description: ceramic (overall material)earthenware (overall material)white (overall color)black (overall color)molded (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 26.7 cm; x 10 1/2 inaverage spatial: 10 1/2 in; x 26.67 cmoverall: 13/16 in x 10 1/2 in; 2.06375 cm x 26.67 cm


Record Id: nmah_1073795

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