Redware - (Pottery England America Material)

Redware - (Pottery, England, America, Material) Redware is any pottery made from a reddish stoneware clay. In England by made by the Elers, Astbury, and other Staffordshire potters from the late seventeenth century to the end of the eighteenth. Wedgwood called his improved red ware Rosso Antico. In America the potters that settled in the Shenandoah Valley in the mid-1700s found large supplies of rich red clay and started producing utilitarian pieces which eventually evolved into a large pottery producing area this boom lasted until the early 1900s.  


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