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PUEBLA WHITE - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
PUEBLA WHITE
Category:
MAJOLICA
Production Origin:
PUEBLA, MEXICO
Production Date Range:
1650-1800
Defining Attributes:
Cream to buff to light orange colored paste, with light sand tempering

White to off-white tin enamel covering the entire vessel

Tin enamel is thick and well bonded to the vessel, and crazing is fairly common

Vessel Forms:
BOWL
PLATO
POCILLO
Comments:
Puebla White has not been formally described in the literature, but rather refers to undecorated, white glazed majolica with the paste and glaze characteristics of Puebla majolicas.
Published Definitions: