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MT. ROYAL POLYCHROME - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
MT. ROYAL POLYCHROME
Category:
MAJOLICA
Production Origin:
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO
Production Date Range:
1650-1685
Defining Attributes:
Tan to terra-cotta-colored compact, sand tempered paste.

Vessel surface is covered with an off-white enamel.

Decoration consists of brown-bordered orange bands encircling the rim and the center of the vessel, with a single are a single row of blue ovoids or dots between the bands.

Vessel Forms:
BOWL
BRIMMED PLATO
Comments:
This type is similar in design format to Aucilla Polychrome but is distinguished by its use of blue design elements rather than green. Only vessel rims are identifiable.
Published Definitions:
Goggin 1968:159-161, Deagan 2002:79