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HUEJOTZINGO BLUE ON WHITE - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
HUEJOTZINGO BLUE ON WHITE
Category:
MAJOLICA
Production Origin:
PUEBLA, MEXICO
Production Date Range:
1700-1850
Defining Attributes:
Compact, creamy white to pale peach or buff paste

Glossy white to off-white background enamel.

Cobalt blue decoration restricted to a single band around rim

Rim bands can be straight or wavy

Vessel Forms:
PLATE
POCILLO
TAZA
Comments:
Huejotzingo Blue on White has no decoration other than a single band around the rim. The "wavy-band" decorative motif is thought to dates late than the plain banded motif. Huejotzingo Blue on White is also known as "Hospital Ware".
Published Definitions:
Barnes 1972; Deagan 1987; Goggin 1968