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Johnson Bros Made In England Wedgwood Group Willow Earthenware Octogon Plate Lead Safe Mama Tamar a Rubin 1

Johnson Brothers Wedgwood Group Willow Earthenware Octagonal Plate: 52,400 ppm Lead

This is a Johnson Bros. (“A Member Of The Wedgwood Group”) Willow Earthenware octagonal plate, made in England. As with this piece with the same back mark, I have not been able to determine the exact age of the piece based on the back mark. If you have information that could help me with that, […]

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#Leaded: Johnson Brothers Wedgwood Group Willow Earthenware Pasta Bowl

This is a Johnson Bros. (“A Member Of The Wedgwood Group”) Willow Earthenware Pasta Bowl. I have not been able to determine the exact age of the piece based on the back mark. If you have information that could help me with that, please let me know. I would assume that since it does say […]

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Beatrix Potter Wedgwood China Peter Rabbit Baby Cup (c. 2007): 36,000 ppm Lead

This little Beatrix Potter Peter Rabbit Wedgwood China baby cup was purchased new c. 2007 and was tested with an XRF in 2012. It belonged to my friend Chelsea. As with most of these Beatrix Potter cups produced by Wedgwood before the new/modern product safety regulations became enforceable, this one was predictably positive for a […]

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#Leaded: Wedgwood Enoch Blue Heritage Pattern

Enoch Wedgwood Tunstall Blue Heritage Pattern China, Made in England. Positive for lead at 32,500 +/- 700 ppm. This dish was also “Non-Detect” (negative) for mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd), and arsenic (As). Want to see a pretty lead-free dish set on Amazon? Click this link! * [*It’s an Amazon affiliate link & if you purchase something […]

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Beatrix Potter Wedgwood China Peter Rabbit Baby Cup (c. 1960 ): 59,200 ppm Lead

Vintage Wedgwood Benjamin Bunny/ Peter Rabbit: 59,200 ppm lead. Made in England. Year unknown (possibly 1960s); Wedgwood started making these in 1949. I have observed that the older they are, the higher the lead levels tend to be. This example is useful ,as the photo shows how the glaze can become cracked/crazed (as much older pottery […]

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Beatrix Potter Wedgwood China Peter Rabbit Baby Bowl (c. 1970): 59,300 ppm Lead + Arsenic

To see more pieces from this Beatrix Potter set that I have tested, Click HERE. Wedgwood Peter Rabbit bowl c. 1970. 59,300 ppm Lead & 10,900 ppm Arsenic. Made in England. These levels are from testing with an XRF Instrument in consumer goods mode. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. It would be […]

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White Wedgwood Bone China Plate: 98,000 ppm Lead.

Another reason to skip using grandma’s china this holiday season! Wedgwood China: 98,000 ppm lead … #sigh Made in England. I cannot tell you how many times I have heard “I thought white dishes were supposed to be safe!” or “I thought all white dishes are lead-free!” Nope! That’s a myth! See more examples of […]

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Beatrix Potter Wedgwood China Peter Rabbit Baby Cup (c. 1991): 52,000 ppm Lead

Peter Rabbit 1991 ceramic dish set. Tested positive with an XRF for 52,100 parts per million lead. Learn more about XRF instruments and XRF testing here and here.

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