However it was not the only pottery to date code its majolica.Wedgwood, which began potting majolica in 1861, used a simple letter system to mark its earthenware and pearlware.
By the age of 6, Josiah Wedgwood began working as an apprentice at the Churchyard Works making pitchers, pots, bowls, and vases.
At the age of 14, Josiah Wedgwood contracted smallpox leaving his right knee severely weakened with osteomyelitis.
This was replaced with MADE IN ENGLAND after 1910, the year that general majolica manufacture ceased at Wedgwood.
The history of Wedgwood begins with the birth of the company’s founder, Josiah Wedgwood, in 1730.
Numbered to base 111 of the Lord Mackintosh Collection.