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AUCILLA POLYCHROME - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
AUCILLA POLYCHROME
Category:
MAJOLICA
Production Origin:
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO
Production Date Range:
1650-1700
Defining Attributes:
Tan or terra-cotta-colored grainy paste.

Off-white or grayish background enamel.

Designs include green dots, ovoids, or amorphous areas set off by orange bands framed in black. These bands border the center and the rim of the vessels.

Rims characteristically have a single row of ovals or dots between two bands of black framed orange.

Vessel Forms:
BOWL
BRIMMED PLATO
Comments:
The color of the green pigment of Aucilla Polychrome is lighter and more yellowish than the dark green of San Luis Polychrome.
Published Definitions:
Goggin 1968; Deagan 2002