Unglazed stoneware vase, John Flaxman

Unglazed stoneware vase, John Flaxman

Jasperware vase and cover
John Flaxman
Wedgwood
England
About 1780
Unglazed stoneware
Museum no. 2416-1901

Stoneware - unglazed

Stoneware  is fired at a high temperature (around 1200º-1300ºC) and varies in colour from light grey to dark red, depending on the clay. It has a strong, non-porous body. Stoneware can be unglazed or glazed - this example is unglazed stoneware.