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 II: 1600-1740 

 

SLIPWARE

  • 1580-1795 (Staffordshire industry:1670-1795) 

  • buff to reddish brown body decorated with one or more colored colored slips (mixture of water and clay); lead glaze covers the piece

  • mostly tableware, e.g., plates, dishes, cups, but also some utility ware (baking pans)  

TIN-ENAMELED WARE (DELFT)
Holland and England

  • mid 16th - late 18th centuries

  • soft, buff to pinkish cream body with a slightly opaque white glaze (sometimes the glaze has a pale blue tint); blue and white hand-painted decoration only until ca. 1690, when bright red, green, yellow, and orange were added to the palette; geometric, floral, pseudo-Chinese designs, or pastoral scenes; delft is often undecorated

  • English type generally referred to as 'delftware,' with a lower-case 'd'; Dutch product known as 'Delft' 

  • table/tea wares, decorative and commemorative plates, pharmaceutical pots, chamber pots

 

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