Polikoff Library

WMODA is very proud to have received the Victor and Muriel Polikoff Library for the study of Wedgwood and Related English Ceramics. The late Victor and Muriel Polikoff were ardent collectors and scholars of Wedgwood and this very generous gift will enable the museum to offer greater educational resources to

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Wearable Wedgwood

In the late 1950s, Wedgwood made some shoe heels for the H & M Rayne shoe company, suppliers of footwear to HM Queen Elizabeth. They made Her Majesty’s wedding shoes in 1947 and a decade later Edward Rayne came up with the idea of Jasperware high heels. Wedgwood’s in-house magazine

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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 sculptor was inspired by a postcard of cabaret star Anita Berber, who was famous for her burlesque performances in Weimer Germany. Anita Berber’s career at

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