|Type Name:||STONEWARE, WHITE SALT GLAZED, SCRATCH BLUE|
Thin, white, vitreous, dense stoneware paste.
Salt-glazed surface, producing a glossy, white fine “orange peel” finish.
Incised geometric and floral designs that are neatly filled with cobalt blue oxide. Excess pigment outside of the thin, incised lines is wiped off.
|Comments:||Between 1720 and 1740, the Occasionally the "scratch" design was filled with iron oxide rather than cobalt blue. These are referred to as "Scratch Brown" Stoneware.|
|Published Definitions:||Noel Hume 1969|