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UNDESCRIBED BROWN-SLIPPED WHITE MAJOLICA - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
UNDESCRIBED BROWN-SLIPPED WHITE MAJOLICA
Category:
MAJOLICA
Production Origin:
PUEBLA, MEXICO?
Production Date Range:
1800-1900
Defining Attributes:
Creamy white to pale peach or buff paste with little visible temper.

Cream to off-white, glossy background enamel, often with light crazing.

The exterior surfaces of vessels are covered with a thin, chocolate-brown slip, which can be slightly swirled to produce a light, brown and white marbled effect.

Only ring-footed cup forms have been reported so far.

Vessel Forms:
CUP
Comments:
This majolica type was part of the Listerís Mexico collection, and is thought to have been of the Puebla majolica tradition.
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