Thursday, October 26, 2006

A Bit of Wedgwood History

Thousands of Dollars Worth of Wedgwood Smashed by Disgruntled Employee

Temperamental artists can be dangerous. Daisy Makig-Jones, the artist and designer who made Fairyland Luster for Wedgwood, was upset when she was fired in 1931. She went into her studio and smashed every piece of her work. A single piece of her surviving work could auction for up to $55,000 today.

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