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FAIENCE, ROUEN POLYCHROME - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
FAIENCE, ROUEN POLYCHROME
Category:
FAIENCE
Production Origin:
FRANCE
Production Date Range:
1740-1790
Defining Attributes:
Paste is hard, buff to salmon or red

Tin enameled off-white to light blue interior

Interior rims borders with geometric or floral designs in blue outlines in blue, black, or purple

Central medallions can have floral or geometric design in blue outlined in blue, black, or purple

Exterior covered in a medium to dark manganese brown lead glaze

Vessel Forms:
BOWL
PLATE
Comments:
Rouen Polychrome has also been called Rouen Plain.
Published Definitions:
Walthall 1991a; Waslekov and Walthall 2002