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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  London shape cup. 
3.75” rim diameter; 2.75” vessel height.

Mark painted on base is a workmanís 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.   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.

Mark painted on base is a workmanís 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  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.
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 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 saucer with scalloped rim.  
5.5” saucer rim diameter; 1.25” saucer vessel height.

Mark painted on base is a workmanís 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.



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

 
Floral painted sugar bowl
with blue interior rim band.

  Floral and geometric
pattern on saucer.

 
Banded and floral
painted saucer.
  Floral painted bowl. This
pattern could be from an
earlier enamel design.


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

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

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

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.

 

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