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MEXICO CITY BLUE ON CREAM - INDICE DEL TIPO


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Nombre Tipológico:
MEXICO CITY BLUE ON CREAM
Categoría Cerámica:
MAJOLICA
Lugar de Producción:
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO
Fecha de Producción:
1540-1650
Definir Atributos:
Paste is pinkish-tan, untempered and granular.

Background enamel is deep cream or yellow-tinted, thinly applied and subject to wear, pinholing and crawling.

Designs are painted in washed-out cobalt blue, with motifs including palmettes, loops, fronds, and groups of slanted parallel lines or dashes separated by dots or lobes.

Forma del Recipiente :
BOWL
CANDLE HOLDER
PLATO
Comentarios:
Mexico City Blue on Cream is part of the Mexico City common ware majolica tradition that came into production around 1540. It appears outside of Mexico only rarely, and in Florida only after about 1575.
Definiciones Publicadas:
Lister and Lister 1982; Deagan 2002