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WHITEWARE, OVERGLAZED - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
WHITEWARE, OVERGLAZED
Category:
REFINED EARTHENWARE
Production Origin:
ENGLAND
Production Date Range:
1870-present
Defining Attributes:
White to off white colored, thin, hard, compact paste

Clear lead glaze, background is pure, paper white

Glaze in clear to light grey where is pools, may also appear slightly bluish

Guilded band around rim

Vessel Forms:
BOWL
CUP
PLATE
PLATTER
TEA POT
Comments:
Liquid bright gold became available in 1836, but was not used by the potteries of Staffordshire until 1870, and at that point it began being used on cheaper wares.
Published Definitions:
South 1977, Miller 1991