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WHIELDON WARE - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
WHIELDON WARE
Category:
REFINED EARTHENWARE
Production Origin:
ENGLAND
Production Date Range:
1740-1770
Defining Attributes:


White to light cream colored, thin, hard, compact paste

Background glaze is cream to off-white in color

May have yellowish to greenish cast where glaze pools

Mottled and spattered designs in purple, blue, brown, yellow, green and grey

Vessel Forms:
PLATE
PLATTER
TEA POT
Comments:
Whieldonware is the first of the refined earthenwares and as such is found in the same mold patterns as those used in white salt glazed stoneware, including barley, bead and reel, and dot, diaper and basket. This type is also known as "clouded" ware.
Published Definitions:
Noel Hume 1969, South 1977