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FAENZA WHITE - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
FAENZA WHITE
Category:
MAJOLICA
Production Origin:
ITALY
Production Date Range:
1550-1600
Defining Attributes:
Light cream-colored coarse paste, vessel walls are thin and light.

White background enamel is smooth, thick, even, and lustrous. Little to no crazing, pinholing, scarring, or other imperfections are evident.

Vessel Forms:
BOWL
BRIMMED PLATO
PLATO
PORRINGER
Comments:
Faenza White was produced in Europe from about 1550 to 1650 but its date range in the New World is about 1550 to 1600.
Published Definitions:
Lister and Lister 1982: 77, Deagan 2002: 71