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UNGLAZED COARSE EARTHENWARE (GENERIC) - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
UNGLAZED COARSE EARTHENWARE (GENERIC)
Category:
UNGLAZED COARSE EARTHENWARE
Production Origin:
VARIOUS
Production Date Range:
1490-1900
Defining Attributes:
Coarse, mineral tempered, and incompletely compacted paste.

Unglazed surfaces, that may be smoothed, or show evidence of firing effluvium.

Occurs in virtually all described utilitarian forms, as well as plates, platters and bowls.

Vessel Forms:
Comments:
Unglazed Coarse Earthenware is not a ceramic type, but rather a broad generic category that incorporates unglazed, coarse earthenware pottery that does not conform to existing type descriptions. Formal and associational attributes are critical to interpreting such vessels.
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