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Neo-Classical Edgeware, 1800 - 1830s

Unless stated otherwise, all vessels shown are plates.


Federal Reserve (18BC27)
Feature 31 Brick-lined privy
Early 19th century



H & S Bakery (18BC32)
Test Unit 2A


Dallam Site (18HA312)
18th to mid-20th century house site

Plate with orange underglaze edge painting. Plate with orange underglaze edge painting. Refined white earthenware red edged plate - click image to see larger view. Refined white earthenware red edged plate - click image to see larger view. Thumbnail image of red neo-classical edged ware - click on image and it will open a larger view. Thumbnail image of red neo-classical edged ware - click on image and it will open a larger view.
Photo courtesy of US Army Garrison
Aberdeen Proving Ground

Clagett's Brewery 18BC38
Peters’ Privy, late 18th to early 19th centuries




18BC66 Shot Tower Metro Station
Feature 21 Privy filled c. 1790-1810; household of china merchant

Pearlware octagonal edged plate. Diameter: 9.50”. Lot: 7, Provenience: 1G2.450.3, Privy Stratum 2 
 - 18BC38 Shell edge pearlware plate, neoclassical rim. Rim diameter:  7.00”. Lots: 8 and 9, Proveniences 1G3.869.46 and 1G2.457.16, Privy Stratum 2.-18BC38 Pearlware plate with green neo-classical molded rim. Rim diameter 5.50”. Lot: 186-11. 18BC66.

Pearlware octagonal edged plate.
Diameter: 9.50”. Lot: 7, Provenience:
1G2.450.3, Privy Stratum 2

Shell edge pearlware plate, neoclassical rim.
Rim diameter: 7.00”. Lots: 8 and 9,
Proveniences 1G3.869.46 and
1G2.457.16, Privy Stratum 2

Pearlware plate with green neo-classical
molded rim. Rim diameter 5.50”.
Lot: 186-11.


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




Ruth Saloon (18BC79)
Brick-lined privy (Feature R-5)
c. 1780 - 1830

(Household of Francis Whittington, upper middle class family)



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Edgedware fragment with blue Wavy Grass pattern - click to see larger image. Edgedware fragment with blue Bead and feather pattern - click to see larger image.

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Updated:  07/10/18
Whiteware banded bowl with offset floral decoration - from 18BC27. Pearlware quart mug with trailed slip decoration. Attributed to Enoch Wood & Sons, Staffordshire, c. 1830. 6 inches in height - from a private collection. Detail from London shape bowl with trailed slip. Tulip decoration is common to many types of slipware, but rare on dipped wares - from a private collection.