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The pottery was made by mixing different colored clays or different colors of slip.
In the first method the different colored clays are usually laid in slabs, one on top of the other and beaten out to form a very big mound of clay in which the colors are mixed all together.
Wedgwood's black basalt pottery was an improvement on the stained earthenware known as Egyptian black made by other Staffordshire potters.
The cabbage or cauliflower spout, however, is a molded detail still used by Wedgwood today.
At that time a piece of unglazed pottery was more expensive than the same piece which had been glazed and colored mainly because the unglazed bisque pieces had to be perfect in every aspect. Several early 19th century factories produced charming biscuit figures, groups and animals until the new creamy colored Parian body became fashionable in the 1840's.
Creamware was modeled and glazed in green and yellow to simulate a cauliflower and the term also applied to other fruit or vegetable forms.
Black basalt barrel pot Bisque or biscuit porcelain is simply the pottery once it has been fired without the addition of glaze.Bisque figures and groups were popular in the United States in the 18th century and in England the Derby factory produced nice examples around 1770.