/ (ˈæstbərɪ) /
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John. 1688–1743, English potter; earliest of the great Staffordshire potters
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How to use Astbury in a sentence
Astbury of Shelton, early in the 18th century, made red crouch, and white stoneware.
Collectors should be cautioned not to assign plates and dishes marked Astbury, to Thomas Astbury.
As a rule, black or red specimens having the name of Astbury impressed upon them are attributed to Astbury the second.
Similarly the type of ware with white applied ornament in relief has been termed Astbury ware.
Astbury and early Whieldon figures, which are of small size as a rule, range in price from £4 to £10.