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SAN JOSE POLYCHROME - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
SAN JOSE POLYCHROME
Category:
MAJOLICA
Production Origin:
MEXICO
Production Date Range:
1800-1900
Defining Attributes:
Typically buff to orange colored paste with heavy sand tempering

Off-white enamel with decoration in orange and green

Most common decoration motif consists of bands in either orange or green and floral or dots elements

Dark-brown to black may be present on floral elements

Vessel Forms:
CUP
PLATE
Comments:
Seifert (1977) belives this type was probably produced in Puebla, Guanajuato, or Dolores Hidalgo, Mexico.
Published Definitions:
Seifert 1977