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Among collectors the term Old Wedgwood is taken to refer to wares produced before Josiah's death in 1795. Josiah started marking his production with his name in about 1759, impressing the name into the underside of the article with printer's movable type. The only way to gain an appreciation of the character of Old Wedgwood is to examine it, with the eye and with the finger tips.Indian Tree is a china pattern that was popular during the last half of the nineteenth century.
January, February, April, September, October, November and December are always show by their intial letter. MADE IN ENGLAND commenced appearing on some wares as early as 1898 but is not in general use until 1908.
Their production is marked with one or the other of the several versions of the Wedgwood and Bentley mark.
Useful wares were produced with his cousin, Thomas Wedgwood and bear the WEDGWOOD ma In 1860 the Wedgwood factory started marking its wares with the date of manufacture impressed in each piece as part of a three letter code.
In about 1769 he adopted the familiar mark with the name impressed from a single slug.
the WEDGWOOD mark is found on useful wares between 17 and on all wares produced thereafter until the sans serif version of the mark was introduced in 1929It was in 1769 that he formed two partnerships, Wedgwood and Bentley produced decorative ware with his good friend, Thomas Bentley.