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SIXTEENTH CENTURY LEAD-GLAZED REDWARE - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
SIXTEENTH CENTURY LEAD-GLAZED REDWARE
Category:
LEAD GLAZED COARSE EARTHENWARE
Production Origin:
UNKNOWN, POSSIBLY SEVILLE
Production Date Range:
1500-1600
Defining Attributes:
Soft, very sandy, and friable paste, dark orange in color.

Smooth, reflective lead glaze, usually on a single vessel surface, although glazing on both sides can occur. The glaze is typically brownish, light olive green, or brownish-orange, and tends to have a slightly speckled appearance.

Vessel Forms:
BOWL
ESCUDILLA
JAR
PORRINGER
Comments:
This variety of lead glazed sandy red paste ware has been reported from sixteenth century sites in the Dominica Republic, Florida, Venezuela and Seville.
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