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2007 Peter Rabbit Wedgwood China Baby Cup

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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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 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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