Welcome to the Wedgwood Museum collections

  • Our objects and archive material give a unique insight into the world's most famous potter and the company he founded. Our online collection features a small percentage of our core collections. Keep coming back as more are added regularly.

Hedgehog bulb pot and stand

  • Hedgehog bulb pot and stand
  • In the late eighteenth century novelty ‘root’ or bulb pots for native flowers or more exotic blooms, were much sought after. The hedgehog or ‘porkoipin’ bulb pot in black basalt, the first ornamental ware body developed by Josiah I in 1768, showed the white snowdrop flowers to great advantage.

  • Highlights

    • Highlights
    • Find out more about some of the most important objects that you can see at the Wedgwood Museum.

  • Themes

    • Themes
    • Follow one of the many narrative themes that run through our collections in one of these short illustrated tours.

  • Collections Online

    • Collections Online
    • Browse through a selection of some of our favourite objects.

  • Search the Collection

    • Search the Collection
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