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ROCKINGHAM WARE - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
ROCKINGHAM WARE
Category:
LEAD GLAZED COARSE EARTHENWARE
Production Origin:
UNITED STATES
Production Date Range:
1850-1950
Defining Attributes:
Thick, hard, compact, yellow paste

Body is often covered in a clear lead glaze, fired and covered with an additional brown manganese glaze

The combinations of these two glazes result in a mottled look with the melting of the two glazes

Vessel Forms:
CROCK
JAR
PITCHER
POT
Comments:
Similar to yellowware
Published Definitions:
Gallo 1985