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           New England slip-trailed earthenware

New England slip-trailed earthenware
rim, probably to milk pan.
Artifact #687.

The first New England redware  pottery opened in the 1630s
and some remained in operation into the twentieth century
so their products are very difficult to date.
Slip trailed designs were most popular from ca. 1750-1820.
Tin enameled earthenwares
Tin-enameled earthenwares, probably all English delftwares.
ca. 1630-1790
Artifacts #16, 427 and 1467

Virtually all the nations of western Europe had
tin-enameled industries starting in the late sixteenth
centuries and continuing until the early nineteenth century.
In the English colonies these were most popular in the
seventeenth and early to mid eighteenth centuries.
             English saltglazed mug

English salt-glazed stoneware mug, 1690-1775.
Probably manufactured in the Fulham pottery
Artifact #13

          Imari porcelain

Chinese export porcelain, Imari style,
Artifact #1296

Always treasured for its refined beauty as well as durability,
Chinese porcelain was an expensive ceramic that usually
only graced wealthy American households.
          Chinese Export

Chinese export porcelain, blue on white
Ch'ing Dynasty, 1644-1912
Artifact #1185
          Dipped Mug

Brown edge dipped salt-glazed stoneware
rim to mug
England, ca. 1700-1775.
Artifact #835
English dotted and combed slipware, Staffordshire-type
rim to cup
ca. 1678-1795
Artifact #1336

      Combed-yellow ware

English combed slipware, Staffordshire-type
ca. 1670-1795
            Westerwald mug

Grey Rhenish stoneware (Westerwald), with cobalt glaze.
Rim to mug
ca. 1650-1775
Artifact #1469

Brown glazed redware
base to cup
Artifact #157

    shell edged pearlware

Blue and green shell-edged pearlware
manufactured in England ca. 1780-1840
rims of plates
Artifact #1093 and 1139

The development of creamware in 1762, and pearlware
ca. 1780 revolutionized the English ceramic industry.
Cheap, durable and available in many decorations,
these wares rapidly cornered the colonial ceramic market.

Ironstone (or hard-white, or whiteware)
Blue transfer printed
manufactured in England ca. 1815-1900+
though most popular after  ca. 1840
crossmended from artifacts #1304 and 107

      Scratch blue stoneware

English scratch-blue salt-glazed stoneware
tea cup base
ca. 1744-1775
Artifact #1580

First developed in the 1720s English
white salt-glazed stoneware rapidly displaced delftware
and other ceramics as the most popular tableware.
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