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FAIENCE, PROVENCE BLUE ON WHITE - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
FAIENCE, PROVENCE BLUE ON WHITE
Category:
FAIENCE
Production Origin:
FRANCE
Production Date Range:
1725-1765
Defining Attributes:
Paste is hard, cream to buff color

Tin enameled, near white to very light blue background

Interior of rim is double banded in blue with geometric and crude floral designs within

Vessel Forms:
BOWL
CUP
PITCHER
PLATE
PLATTER
Comments:
Walthall (1991a) lists a production date range for Provence Yellow on White as 1750-1765. It is likely that Provence Blue on White was produced early, but the above listed date is tentative.
Published Definitions:
Walthall 1991a; Waselkov and Walthall 2002