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WHITEWARE, PLAIN - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
WHITEWARE, PLAIN
Category:
REFINED EARTHENWARE
Production Origin:
ENGLAND
Production Date Range:
1830-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 be slightly bluish

Blue tints may also added to the glaze, to achieve a similar appearance to pearlwares

Vessel Forms:
BOWL
CUP
PLATE
PLATTER
TEA POT
Comments:
Published Definitions:
South 1977, Miller 1991