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MONTELUPO BLUE ON WHITE - INDICE DEL TIPO


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Nombre Tipológico:
MONTELUPO BLUE ON WHITE
Categoría Cerámica:
MAJOLICA
Lugar de Producción:
ITALY
Fecha de Producción:
1500-1550
Definir Atributos:
Cream-colored chalky paste, with relatively thick, heavy vessel walls.

Background enamel is thick and off-white, often with a pinkish cast, and has a low-gloss surface.

Designs are painted in strong blue, and include thin lines, bands of delicate scroll elements and leaf or floral motifs. Reverse of vessels often have two or more encircling lines below the rim.

Forma del Recipiente :
BOWL
BRIMMED PLATO
Comentarios:
Montelupo majolicas are distinguished from the slightly later Ligurian Italian wares by the off-white, low gloss background enamel, their thicker and slightly heavier vessel walls, and by their simpler designs. To date they have only been reported in the Americas from Mexico City.
Definiciones Publicadas:
Lister and Lister 1982: 72, Deagan 2002: 69