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ANDALUSIA POLYCHROME A - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
ANDALUSIA POLYCHROME A
Category:
MAJOLICA
Production Origin:
SEVILLA, SPAIN
Production Date Range:
1575-1625
Defining Attributes:
Soft, chalky cream-colored paste.

Off-white background enamel with designs in blue with yellow and orange accents.

Enamel is fairly lustrous and reflective, fine crazing is usually present

Design motif is a bold floral design.

Vessel Forms:
JAR
PLATE
POCILLO
Comments:
McEwan (1988) states that this type was produced from the late 16th to early 17th century. Andalusian Polychrome A has only been found at Banos de la Reina, Sevilla, the Convento de San Francisco, Dominican Republic, and the Fig Springs site in Florida.
Published Definitions:
McEwan 1988