EVOLUTION OF ENGLISH HOUSEHOLD TABLEWARE

PERIOD I

PERIOD II

PERIOD II

PERIOD III

PERIOD IV

PERIOD V

PERIOD VI

(pre 1600)

(1600-1740)

Tradewares

(1740-1765)

(1765-1770)

(1770-1820)

(1820s-1900s)



PERIOD I: PRE 1600

   

UNDECORATED ENGLISH COARSE WARE

  • throughout 16th -19th centuries

  • brick-red or dark brownish red body predominates; opaque lead glaze (if present) usually appears brown to brownish green; exterior surfaces often smoothed on unglazed surfaces

  • mostly utility ware, e.g., heavy-duty storage pots, cooking pots, etc.



    NOTE: undecorated, lead-glazed coarse earthenware predominates through Periods I and III and continues strongly throughout all periods

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