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CHADBOURNE SITE CERAMICS
The Chadbourne family owned many fine possessions, including fancy tablewares. The ceramics also demonstrate the extensive trade ties of this merchant family, which stretched across the Atlantic rim.

Aucilla ware Aucilla Polychrome majolica. This ware was manufactured  in Mexico City between 1650 and 1700. Fragments of four plates in this pattern have been recovered at the Chadbourne site. These are the first known specimens of Spanish colonial majoica to be recovered in the northeastern United States.

Lisbon ware Lisbonware (Portuguese majolica)

Lisbonware 2 Lisbonware (Portuguese majolica)

Persian Blue Bleu Persan, or Blue Persan English delftware. These vessels imitiate a French ceramic manufactured in the mid-seventeenth century made by the potters of Nevers. The French potters were imitating a white on blue glazed ceramic made by Persian potters beginning in the fourteenth century.

Lobed delftware
Probably English delft. This fancy plate features a very elaborate rim.

pitcher
English delft or possibly Lisbonware, pitcher.

albarello English delft albarello (drug pot).

delft base Base to a drug pot, probably English delft.
polychrome2
Cup, probably Lisbonware.

stippled manganese
English delft cup, with stippled manganese decoration on the exterior.

poluchrome ware Unknown tin enameled plate.