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BLACK LEAD GLAZED COARSE EARTHENWARE - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
BLACK LEAD GLAZED COARSE EARTHENWARE
Category:
LEAD GLAZED COARSE EARTHENWARE
Production Origin:
MEXICO
Production Date Range:
1700-1770
Defining Attributes:
Cream to reddish brown-colored, compact, sandy paste.

Interior and exterior of vessels are covered with an opaque, reflective black glaze, occasionally with a lustrous appearance.

Vessel Forms:
BOWL
JAR
PITCHER
PLATE
SAUCER
Comments:
Examples from Florida exhibit paste ranging in color from cream to orange-ish brown. Examples reported from the southwestern United States have a reddish-brown paste. Black Lead-glazed Coarse Earthenware is distinguished from English Buckley ware by its single-color paste.
Published Definitions:
Deagan 1987; Barnes 1980