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ESQUITLAN BLACK ON YELLOW - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
ESQUITLAN BLACK ON YELLOW
Category:
MAJOLICA
Production Origin:
MEXICO
Production Date Range:
1800-1900
Defining Attributes:
Paste is buff/tan to peach, can also be orange

Yellow background enamel with black to brown or dark brown designs, orange design is rare

Banded and floral designs most common, cross hatching and wavy-line and dot combination can also occur

Vessel Forms:
BOWL
CUP
PLATE
Comments:
Seifert (1977) belives this type was probably produced in Puebla, Mexico.
Published Definitions:
Seifert 1977