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CREAMWARE, ROYAL - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
CREAMWARE, ROYAL
Category:
REFINED EARTHENWARE
Production Origin:
ENGLAND
Production Date Range:
1762-1820
Defining Attributes:
White to light cream-colored, thin, hard, compact (although slightly porous) paste.

Creamy yellow surface glaze caused by the addition of copper to a transparent lead glaze.

Yellowish to greenish cast where glaze pools.

Gently scalloped marly and rim shape, with a narrow molded band below and following the shape of the rim.

Vessel Forms:
PLATE
PLATTER
Comments:
Published Definitions:
Noel Hume 1969, Miller 1991, Sussman 2000b