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  1. Spode, Josiah Spode(noun)

    English potter who started a pottery famous for its bone china (1754-1827)

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  1. Josiah Spode

    Josiah Spode was an English potter and the founder of the English Spode pottery works which became very famous for the quality of its wares. He is often credited with the establishment of blue underglaze transfer printing in Staffordshire in 1781–84, and with the definition and introduction in c. 1789–91 of the improved formula for bone china which thereafter remained the standard for all English wares of this kind.

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