|WHITEWARE, HAND PAINTED
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, and may also be slightly bluish
Hand painted and sponged floral and geometric patterns in bright colors
Colors include blue, reddish-pink, green, pruple, orange and pink
|Flow painted in blue and purple, cut sponge designs and sprig painted wares gain popularity around 1840. Large painted floral polychrome designs in table and tea wares gain popularity in the 1870's.
|South 1977, Miller 1991