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OAXACA POLYCHROME - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
OAXACA POLYCHROME
Category:
MAJOLICA
Production Origin:
OAXACA, MEXICO
Production Date Range:
1800-1900
Defining Attributes:
Fine, hard, compact paste typically orange to salmon in color

Off-white background enamel with orange, green, blue, purple, and yellow decorations

Decorative motif consists of elongate lobe elements, groups if vertical lines and random splotches, often overlapping each other. Occasional banding on rims is also present.

Vessel Forms:
CUP
PLATE
Comments:
Published Definitions:
Goggin 1968:201; Seifert 1977