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The Aberdonian

Our Aberdeen: Wemyss Ware still popular centuries on

18/11/2020

The Fife pottery owner Robert Heron employed an expert painter from Bohemia called Karel Nekola and began making Wemyss Ware in 1882. Named after the Wemyss family of Wemyss Castle, the high-quality hand-painted decoration made it a commercial success.