Wedgwood is a fine china and porcelain manufacturer that was founded on May 1, 1759 by the English potter and entrepreneur Josiah Wedgwood and was first incorporated in 1895 as Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd. It was one of the largest manufacturers of Staffordshire pottery. It produced fine earthenware and stoneware that were equivalent in quality to porcelain but were less expensive. Wedgwood is especially known for Jasperware. The Wedgwood blue and white is most popular. However, other colors were produced.