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Painted or Stenciled Luster Ware

Fort Garrison
(18BA27)
19th c. Slave Quarter, Lot 1

Painted luster decoration on
white bodied cup sherds.

Painted resist technique with
silver luster; unidentifed hollow vessel. Note: this sherd and the
one to the right are from the
same vessel.

Painted resist technique with
silver luster; unidentifed hollow
vessel. Note: this sherd and
the one to the left are
from the same vessel.


Federal Reserve
(18BC27)


Feature 7
mid-19th century

Feature 17
mid-19th century
Feature 23
mid-19th century
Painted landscape design in purple luster on white earthenware jug. Porcellaneous molded saucer with rim painted in pink luster. Interior of white earthenware cup with painted floral decoration in purple luster.  Exterior is bat printed in purple.
Painted landscape design in purple
luster on white earthenware jug.
Porcellaneous molded saucer
with rim painted in pink luster.
Interior of white earthenware cup
with painted floral decoration in
purple luster.  Exterior is bat
printed in purple.
White earthenware jug dipped in blue slip, with painted purple luster floral decoration on both the slipped upper area (fugitive) and the central portion of the jug where the slip has been removed.  Purple luster also painted along beaded rim and spout.  

White earthenware saucer with painted floral decoration in purple luster.

White earthenware jug dipped
in blue slip, with painted purple
luster floral decoration on both the
slipped upper area (fugitive) and
the central portion of the jug
where the slip has been removed.
Purple luster also painted along
beaded rim and spout.
 

White earthenware saucer with
painted floral decoration in
purple luster.Matches cup
pattern shown above this image.


H & S Bakery
(18BC32)
Feature 21 – Wood-lined Privy
Mid-19th century

Luster painted bone china saucer and cup in floral design - click image to see larger view.Luster painted bone china saucer and cup in floral design - click image to see larger view.

Luster painted bone china saucer and cup in floral design.


Mechanics Court
(18BC132)
12A - Privy, barrel lined
c. 1900 - 1920

Painted design in gold luster on vitreous white bodied small plate or saucer.
Painted design in gold luster on
vitreous white bodied small
plate or saucer.

Mechanic's Court
(18BC132)
African American Home
19th Century

Painted floral luster decoration on white earthenware saucer.
Painted floral luster decoration
on white earthenware saucer.

North Pearl Street
(18BC162)
Privy, (Feature 2-03)
1800 - 1833

Painted design in pink and purple luster on white bodied small jug.
Painted design in pink and purple
luster on white bodied small jug.

Privy 19AO1
(18BC80)
Privy, brick lined.
Late 19th to early 20th centuries

Painted floral luster decoration against pink luster band on white earthenware saucer. 
Painted floral luster decoration
against pink luster band on
white earthenware saucer.
 

Courtesy of National Park Service,
National Capital Region

Bone china saucer with purple and pink luster and red overglaze painted berries.
Bone china saucer with purple and pink
luster and red overglaze painted berries.
 

Private Collection

Painted handled mug with pink luster in floral motif.  Note that the handle is a complete reconstruction, done with two metal wires that have been drilled into the body of the mug at the handle base - from a private collection.
Jug decorated in silver luster using resist
technique - Private collection
.

Painted handled mug with pink luster in
floral motif.  Note that the handle is a
complete reconstruction, done with
two metal wires that have been drilled
into the body of the mug at the handle base.
Private collection


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Painted luster decoration on white bodied cup sherds. Painted resist technique with silver luster. Unidentifed hollow vessel. Note: this sherd and the one to the right are from the same vessel. Painted resist technique with silver luster. Unidentifed hollow vessel. Note: this sherd and the one to the left are from the same vessel. Painted design in gold luster on vitreous white bodied small plate or saucer. Painted design in pink and purple luster on white bodied small jug. Painted floral luster decoration on white earthenware saucer. Private collection - Jug decorated
in silver luster using resist technique. Painted floral luster decoration on white earthenware saucer - links to a larger view of image. Painted landscape design in purple luster on white earthenware jug. Porcellaneous molded saucer with rim painted in pink luster. Interior of white earthenware cup with painted floral decoration in purple luster.  Exterior is bat printed in purple. White earthenware jug dipped in blue slip, with painted purple luster floral decoration on both the slipped upper area (fugitive) and the central portion of the jug where the slip has been removed.  Purple luster also painted along beaded rim and spout. White earthenware saucer with painted floral decoration in purple luster. Painted floral luster decoration against pink luster band on white earthenware saucer.  Bone china saucer with purple and pink luster and red overglaze painted berries. Luster painted bone china saucer and cup in floral design - click image to see larger view. Luster painted bone china saucer and cup in floral design - click image to see larger view. Painted handled mug with pink luster in floral motif.  Note that the handle is a complete reconstruction, done with two metal wires that have been drilled into the body of the mug at the handle base - from a private collection.