|PANAMA BLUE ON WHITE
Hard, compact brick-red paste with sand tempering.
Background enamel is off-white to blueish- or greenish-white and is typically has a low level of reflectivity
Designs are primarily painted in pale blue, but may employ a slightly darker shade of blue as well . The paint can appear foamy or fuzzy, and the edges of the design elements often appear to bleed or blur.
Wide variety of designs including lace-like motifs, scrolls, loops, geometric and floral motifs. Many design elements typical of Chinese kraakporcelain are also present.
|Design motifs of Panama Blue on White are virtually identical to those on Panama Polychrome Type-A and Type-B. However pieces of Panama Blue on White with stylized corn plant motifs also show a New World design influence on some pieces.
|Deagan 1987:92; Long 1967; Goggin 1968; Rovira 2001