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MARINE WARE - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
MARINE WARE
Category:
MAJOLICA
Production Origin:
UNKNOWN
Production Date Range:
1700-1775
Defining Attributes:
Paste is orange to brownish red-colored with coarse sand temper.

Vessels are covered with a smooth, thick, mint-green enamel, usually undecorated.

Vessel Forms:
BACIN
STORAGE JAR
Comments:
This term has been used in Florida to describe a coarse earthenware covered with a green undecorated tin enamel in utilitarian forms. Examples have been noted in the collections of St. Augustine and Havana. A similar undecorated variety has been noted in the collections from Panama Vieja, possibly made locally during the seventeenth century.
Published Definitions:
Clausen 1970; Deagan 2002:95-96