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GREYWARE - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
GREYWARE
Category:
UNGLAZED COARSE EARTHENWARE
Production Origin:
IBERIA
Production Date Range:
1750-1850
Defining Attributes:
Compact, hard, fine-textured dark grey coarse earthenware paste

Well-smoothed but unglazed dark grey surface, often with a darker grey wash

Handles and vessel shoulders sometimes have pinched or molded decorative elements.

Vessel Forms:
BOTIJA
HIDROCERAMO
Comments:
This ware is also referred to as "Hidrocéramo", which describes both it’s form and function as a water bottle.
Published Definitions:
Cruxent and Váz 1980; Deagan 1987