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  • n. A form of pottery that has a stoneware body which is either white or colored, which is noted for its matte finish. It is a popular blue-and-white ware, but it comes in many other colors.

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Examples

  • They oohed and ahhed over the jasperware fireplace surround and anthemion moldings in the drawing room, the crystal chandelier in the large dining room, and the fine Chippendale dressing table in the master bedchamber.

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  • The room is crowded with trinkets -- a clutch of Wedgwood's cameo-like jasperware on a tabletop, a vitrine filled with mouse figures, a selection of fans mounted on the wall.

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  • My great grandmother's flawless and rare cobalt-blue jasperware tea set was stolen out of my house 10 years ago.

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  • Flashed glass had a variety of decorative uses, and was occasionally adapted to create cameos and intaglios or carved glass medallions, similar to Wedgwood's jasperware cameos, or his copy of the Barberini vase. reference

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  • A gleaming vista of Waterford goblets and Wedgwood jasperware.

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  • Kading groups his cobalt blue vintage jasperware pottery, mixing a variety of shapes and sizes that include compotes, teapots, vases and candleholders.

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  • Today when most people think of Wedgwood, they think of bridal registries and those dusty-looking blue-and-white jasperware plates that no one knows what to do with.

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