Covered Vase

Platinum resist is the name given to a type of lustre decoration involving the use of platinum, a metal first isolated in 1750, in which the pattern is the color of the body (here the canary-yellow glaze) against a silver ground. The term resist refers to the technique of applying to the glaze a water-resistant […]

Covered Vase

Millicent Taplin joined Wedgwood in 1917 and quickly became associated with Alfred and Louise Powell, who trained a number of ceramic painters at the factory. During the 1930s, Taplin designed several original patterns in the popular Art Deco style that often incorporated the use of lustre decoration. After World War II, Taplin became head of […]