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FINE WHITE MAJOLICA - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
FINE WHITE MAJOLICA
Category:
MAJOLICA
Production Origin:
UNKNOWN
Production Date Range:
1500-1650
Defining Attributes:
Cream to tan-colored paste with light sand temper.

A plain, thick, uniform off-white enamel covers the entire vessel.

Some vessels are heavily embossed.

Vessel Forms:
BOWL
BRIMMED PLATO
Comments:
This is a plain white majolica of fine quality which is distinct from Columbia Plain by its thicker, uniform enamel and thinner vessel walls. Rims may be crenellated or have lugs.
Published Definitions:
Goggin 1968