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ESQUITLAN POLYCHROME - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
ESQUITLAN POLYCHROME
Category:
MAJOLICA
Production Origin:
MEXICO
Production Date Range:
1800-1900
Defining Attributes:
Cream to buff/tan paste.

Background enamel is white to off-white, designs painted in black, dark brown, blue, rust, orange, and yellow

Design motifs included banded lines, typically in orange or yellow, bordered by black and crude floral designs

Decoration on both rim and body of shers

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