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    Early Chinese porcelain (17th century) body sherd (left) and close up of paste (right). Old Chapel Field, 18ST233 /246.  Early Chinese porcelain (17th century) body sherd (left) and close up of paste (right). Old Chapel Field, 18ST233 /246.
Early Chinese porcelain (17th century)
body sherd (left) and close up of paste (right).
Old Chapel Field, 18ST233 /246.

Kraak porcelain (17th century) body sherd. Old Chapel Field, 18ST233 /129.

Kraak porcelain (17th century) body
sherd. Old Chapel Field, 18ST233 /129.

 

Underglaze blue painted saucer - Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessel #170, Area I Well (ca. 1710 - 1750).

Underglaze blue painted saucer. 
 Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessel #170,
Area I Well (ca. 1710 - 1750).

Underglaze blue painted rim sherds - Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessel #6537.

Underglaze blue painted rim sherds.
Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessel #6537.

    

Underglaze blue painted cup fragment - Oxon Hill,18PR175, vessel #2335.

Underglaze blue painted cup fragment.
Oxon Hill,18PR175, vessel #2335.

Underglaze blue painted English porcelain from the Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessel #6591.

Underglaze blue painted English porcelain
from the Oxon   Hill, 18PR175, vessel #6591.

Overglaze painted body sherd, interior (left) and exterior (right) - Bennett's Point, 18QU28/160.

Overglaze painted body sherd,
  interior (left) and exterior (right)
  Bennett's Point, 18QU28/160.

 

Overglaze painted body sherd - Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessel #170 Area I Well, (ca. 1710 - 1750.

Overglaze painted body sherd
Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessel #170
Area I Well, (ca. 1710 - 1750. 


Overglaze painted teaware Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessel #2332, exterior (left) and interior (right).     Overglaze painted teaware Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessel #2332, exterior (left) and interior (right).

Overglaze painted teaware  Oxon Hill, 18PR175,
vessel #2332, exterior (left) and interior (right).

 

Overglaze painted rim sherds Oxon Hill, 18PR175.

Overglaze painted rim sherds 
 Oxon Hill, 18PR175.

   

  Overglaze painted rim and body sherds Oxon Hill site, 18PR175, vessel #170 (left) vessels #44, 45, 47, 51, and 60 (right) - Area I Well, (ca. 1710 - 1750).         Overglaze painted rim and body sherds Oxon Hill site, 18PR175, vessel #170 (left) vessels #44, 45, 47, 51, and 60 (right) - Area I Well, (ca. 1710 - 1750).
Overglaze painted rim and body sherds Oxon Hill site, 18PR175,
vessel #170 (left) vessels #44, 45, 47, 51, and 60 (right).
Area I Well, (ca. 1710 - 1750).


Comparison of English (right) and Chinese (left) porcelain paste - Comparison of English (right) and Chinese (left) porcelain paste - Oxon Hill,18PR175, vessel # 6540 (left) and #6548 (right).

Comparison of English (right) and Chinese (left) porcelain paste.
Oxon Hill,18PR175, vessel # 6540 (left) and #6548 (right).

 

Overglaze painted English porcelain rim and body sherds - Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessels #6578, #6544 (left) and #6579 (right).         Overglaze painted English porcelain rim and body sherds - Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessels #6578, #6544 (left) and #6579 (right).

Overglaze painted English porcelain rim and body sherds.
Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessels #6578, #6544 (left) and #6579 (right).

 

Chinese export porcelain tea caddy from Federal Reserve, 18BC27. 

Chinese export porcelain tea caddy.
Federal Reserve, 18BC27.

Fugitive remnants of a polychrome painted overglaze floral design in the famille rose enamels are visible
on the front of the vessel. The arched shoulders and overhanging rim of this rectangular tea caddy are
characteristic of the second half of the eighteenth
century (Pinto De Matos et al. 1996).

Mandarin pattern on Chinese export porcelain plate from Federal Reserve, 18BC27, Feature 16, Brick-lined privy.

Federal Reserve, 18BC27,
Feature 16, Brick-lined privy

Mandarin pattern on Chinese export porcelain
imported in large quantities to the west beginning
mid-18th century and butterfly, scroll and diaper
with scales pattern of marly commonly dates
c. 1785-1800 (Madsen 1996:165).


Overglaze painted porcelain handled cup from Ruth Saloon, 18BC79, Feature 5 - Privy, c. 1829-1837.

Overglaze painted porcelain handled cup.
Ruth Saloon, 18BC79, Feature 5 - Privy,
c. 1829-1837.

 

Overglaze painted porcelain handled cup from Ruth Saloon, 18BC79, Feature 5 - Privy, c. 1829-1837.

Overglaze painted porcelain handled cup
Ruth Saloon, 18BC79, Feature 5 - Privy,
c. 1829-1837.

 

Chinese porcelain plate from Bull's Head Tavern, 18BC139, Feature 9 - Privy.

Chinese porcelain plate.
Bull's Head Tavern, 18BC139, Feature 9 - Privy


 

Copyright 2002 by Maryland Archaeological Conservation Lab
Updated: 5/08/13

Chinese export porcelain tea caddy from Federal Reserve, 18BC27. Mandarin pattern on Chinese export porcelain plate from Federal Reserve, 18BC27, Feature 16, Brick-lined privy. Overglaze painted porcelain handled cup from Ruth Saloon, 18BC79, Feature 5 - Privy, c. 1829-1837. Overglaze painted porcelain handled cup from Ruth Saloon, 18BC79, Feature 5 - Privy, c. 1829-1837. Chinese porcelain plate from Bull's Head Tavern, 18BC139, Feature 9 - Privy.