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Polychrome Painted Wares with Increasing
Use of Cobalt Blue - c. 1815 to 1830




Ruth Saloon (18BC79)
Feature 5 - Privy c. 1829 - 1837


(Household of Francis Whittington, upper middle class family)

Pearlware painted underglaze  London shape cup.  3.75” rim diameter; 2.75” vessel height.Pearlware painted underglaze  London shape cup.  3.75” rim diameter; 2.75” vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze  London shape cup.  3.75” rim diameter; 2.75” vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze jug.  3.5” rim diameter; 2.75” base diameter; 4.5” vessel height.Pearlware painted underglaze jug.  3.5” rim diameter; 2.75” base diameter; 4.5” vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze jug.  3.5” rim diameter; 2.75” base diameter; 4.5” vessel height.
Pearlware painted underglaze  London shape cup. 
3.75” rim diameter; 2.75” vessel height.

Mark painted on base is a workman’s mark. It identified pieces painted by a
particular individual and was used to determine wages. Painting pieces was an
assembly-line production, with each individual responsible for a particular color.
This piece was marked by the worker who painted the brown portion of the floral
motif. Only a certain percentage of vessels (one in every dozen, for example)
were marked, which is why these marks are not present on every vessel.
Pearlware painted underglaze jug.  3.5” rim diameter;
2.75” base diameter; 4.5” vessel height.

Mark painted on base is a workman’s mark. It identified pieces painted by a
particular individual and was used to determine wages. Painting pieces was an
assembly-line production, with each individual responsible for a particular color.
This piece was marked by the worker who painted the blue portion of the floral
motif. Only a certain percentage of vessels (one in every dozen, for example)
were marked, which is why these marks are not present on every vessel.

Pearlware painted underglaze London shape cup and matching saucer. 6.25” saucer rim diameter; 3.75” cup rim diameter; 1.5” saucer vessel height.       Pearlware painted underglaze London shape cup and matching saucer. 6.25” saucer rim diameter; 3.75” cup rim diameter; 1.5” saucer vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze saucer with scalloped rim.   5.5” saucer rim diameter; 1.25” saucer vessel height.       Pearlware painted underglaze saucer with scalloped rim.   5.5” saucer rim diameter; 1.25” saucer vessel height.
Pearlware painted underglaze London shape cup and matching
saucer. 6.25” saucer rim diameter; 3.75” cup rim diameter;
1.5” saucer vessel height.
Pearlware painted underglaze saucer with scalloped rim.  
5.5” saucer rim diameter; 1.25” saucer vessel height.

Mark painted on base is a workman’s mark. It identified pieces painted by a
particular individual and was used to determine wages. Painting pieces was an
assembly-line production, with each individual responsible for a particular color.
This piece was marked by the worker who painted the brown portion of the floral
motif. Only a certain percentage of vessels (one in every dozen, for example)
were marked, which is why these marks are not present on every vessel.


Pearlware painted underglaze  saucer.  5.75” saucer rim diameter. Pearlware painted underglaze common shape bowl. 9.5” rim diameter. Pearlware painted underglaze London shape bowl. 5.5” rim diameter.
Pearlware painted underglaze  saucer.  5.75” saucer rim diameter.

Pearlware painted underglaze common shape bowl. 9.5” rim diameter.

Pearlware painted underglaze London
shape bowl. 5.5” rim diameter.

Bull's Head Tavern (18BC139)
Brick privy (Feature 9)
c. 1800 - 1830


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Floral painted sugar bowl with blue
interior rim band.
Floral and geometric pattern on saucer. Banded and floral painted saucer.

Bull's Head Tavern (18BC139)
Brick privy (Feature 9)
c. 1800 - 1830




North Pearl Street (18BC162)
Privy (Feature 2-03)
1803 - 1833
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Floral painted bowl. This pattern could be
from an earlier enamel design.
Floral painted saucer. Floral band on common shape cup.

North Pearl Street (18BC162)
Privy (Feature 2-03)
1803 - 1833



Point Lookout State Park
Surface Collection – not provenienced to a specific site

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Floral painted saucer. Floral band and annular rim line on
common shape cup.
Floral painted sugar bowl.

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Ivory bodied refined white earthenware plate with Aesthetic central design from 18BC27, Federal Reserve - click image to see larger view.

 

Pearlware painted underglaze  London shape cup.  3.75” rim diameter; 2.75” vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze  London shape cup.  3.75” rim diameter; 2.75” vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze  London shape cup.  3.75” rim diameter; 2.75” vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze jug.  3.5” rim diameter; 2.75” base diameter; 4.5” vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze jug.  3.5” rim diameter; 2.75” base diameter; 4.5” vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze jug.  3.5” rim diameter; 2.75” base diameter; 4.5” vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze  saucer.  5.75” saucer rim diameter. Pearlware painted underglaze common shape bowl. 9.5” rim diameter. Pearlware painted underglaze London shape bowl. 5.5” rim diameter. Pearlware painted underglaze London shape cup and matching saucer. 6.25” saucer rim diameter; 3.75” cup rim diameter; 1.5” saucer vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze London shape cup and matching saucer. 6.25” saucer rim diameter; 3.75” cup rim diameter; 1.5” saucer vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze saucer with scalloped rim.   5.5” saucer rim diameter; 1.25” saucer vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze saucer with scalloped rim.   5.5” saucer rim diameter; 1.25” saucer vessel height.