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TETEPANTLA BLACK ON WHITE - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
TETEPANTLA BLACK ON WHITE
Category:
MAJOLICA
Production Origin:
MEXICO
Production Date Range:
1800-1850
Defining Attributes:
Paste can be tan or salmon colored, and is sand tempered.

Background enamel is glossy, smooth and off-white, and is painted with black or brown designs.

A wavy rim band or wavy helix with associated dots is common along the rim, and central designs can include floral, bird and geometric motifs.

Decoration occurs in either or both black and brown to dark-brown.

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