Pictures in Pottery

One of the most popular artworks at WMODA is Sympathy by the Minton pottery, which depicts a little girl being comforted by her dog as

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Proud as a Peacock

This gorgeous porcelain peacock by Nymphenburg is one of the latest acquisitions at WMODA. In the late 19th century, the peacock became an icon of

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Wiener Museum Him Von Seewitz

A Passion for Porcelain

The incredible Farin collection of European porcelain is now at WMODA and highlights will be going on display over the next few months. During our

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Wiener Museum Mistress Ford

A Golden Opportunity

Mistress Ford plaque The WMODA archive features original artwork and other fascinating source material for research into ceramic art so let us know if you

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Man or Mouse?

When mice invaded Doulton’s Lambeth studio, sculptor George Tinworth didn’t trap them as normal. Instead he watched their antics and visualized them in human situations.

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A Spellbinding Character

In Museum Month, it is interesting to reflect how the remarkable Wiener museum came about. Back in 1965, Arthur Wiener was a young college graduate and

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Flappers, Vamps & Divas

During Michael Doulton’s visit to WMODA on March 31st, Louise Irvine gave a presentation on Flappers, Vamps & Divas celebrating all the beautiful women of

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Clarice Cliff at work

Women at WMODA

The British ceramics industry has been a major employer of women for centuries. Initially they worked as menial assistants to men but gradually some were

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Wedgwood at WMODA April 2017

WMODA was featured in the Proceedings of the 62nd Annual Wedgwood International Seminar following Louise Irvine’s lecture to the society and their visit to the

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Cabaret Star

The latest addition to our Stage & Screen exhibition is this striking Korean Dancer, which was modeled by Constantin Holzer-Defanti for Rosenthal in 1918. The

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