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GREEN BACIN/GREEN LEBRILLO - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
GREEN BACIN/GREEN LEBRILLO
Category:
LEAD GLAZED COARSE EARTHENWARE
Production Origin:
SPAIN
Production Date Range:
1490-1600
Defining Attributes:
Heavy bodied, large vessels.

Buff to light orange paste.

Emerald green opaque tin-lead glaze.

Vessel Forms:
BACIN
LEBRILLO
MORTAR
PLATTER
Comments:
Vessels are usually massive with widely varying rim diameters of up to 52cm and on some examples vessel thickness of up to 7cm. The flat upper surface of the rims on the vessels occasionally exhibits a stamped design similar to an olive branch with leaves.
Published Definitions:
Goggin 1968: 226, Deagan 2002: 49-50