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FAIENCE, NORMANDY PLAIN - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
FAIENCE, NORMANDY PLAIN
Category:
FAIENCE
Production Origin:
FRANCE
Production Date Range:
1690-1790
Defining Attributes:
Paste is hard, cream to buff color

Plain, tin enameled white background

Vessel Forms:
BOWL
CANDLE HOLDER
CUP
PLATE
PLATTER
Comments:
Normandy Plain has a white to slightly off-white tin enamel with no decoration. Some sherds classified as Normandy Plain may in fact be undecorate portions of other faience types. This type may actually date back to the first half of the seventeenth century.
Published Definitions:
Walthall 1991a; Walthall 1991b; Waslekov and Walthall 2002