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Chrome Colors, common after 1830


Bull's Head Tavern (18BC139)
Brick privy (Feature 9)
c. 1800 - 1830
Floral pattern on double curve shape saucer-chrome colors Links to larger image of thumbnail Floral pattern on London Links to larger image Floral pattern on double curve shape saucer Links to larger image
Floral pattern on saucer. Floral pattern on London shape cup. Floral pattern on double curve shape saucer.

Federal Reserve (18BC27)
Privy Pit (Feature 30)
Mid-19th century



Floral pattern on London shape cup Links to larger image   Floral pattern with swags on London shape cup Links to larger image
Floral pattern on London shape cup.   Floral pattern with swags on London shape cup.

Schiefferstadt (18FR134)
Privy (Feature 4)
ca. 1810 - 1870



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Floral pattern on saucer. Floral pattern on London shape cup. Floral pattern on double curve shape saucer.

Schiefferstadt (18FR134)
Privy (Feature 4)
ca. 1810 - 1870




 


Reiff Site (18WA454)
Tenant Household
1820s - 1850s

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Floral pattern on saucer, impressed "Harvey", dates 1835 - 1853 on basis of mark.   Floral pattern on saucer.

Burslem

Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 during utility construction work
on Pitt Street in Burslem.   Deposit dated c. 1820s to 1840s.


Painted London shape cup with floral motif in chrome red. Painted London shape cup with floral motif in chrome red. Painted London shape cup with floral motif in chrome red. Painted London shape cup with floral motif in chrome red. Painted London shape bowl with floral motif in chrome colors. Painted London shape bowl with floral motif in chrome colors.
Painted London shape cup with
floral motif in chrome red.
Painted London shape cup with
floral motif in chrome red.
Painted London shape bowl with
floral motif in chrome colors.

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Thumbnail image of a yellow ware undecorated soup plate - when clicked on will open a larger image. Thumbnail image of an undecorated plate, impressed mark Sharpe’s Derbyshire on reverse.  Thomas Sharpe (Sharpe, Brothers & Co.) company began production c. 1821 - when clicked will open a larger image view. Thumbnail image of a yellow ware undecorated soup plate sherd - when clicked will open a larger image view.  Thumbnail image of a banded yellow ware mug from 18BC27, when clicked on will open a larger image view. Thumbnail image of a bulbous shaped banded pitcher from 18BC27, when clicked on will open a larger image view. Thumbnail image of a creamer or gravy server with molded floral motif from 18BC27, when clicked on will open a larger image view. Thumbnail image of a banded yellow ware mug with applied handle from 18BC27, when clicked on will open a larger image view. Thumbnail image of a yellow ware undecorated flower pot - when clicked on will open a larger image. Thumbnail image of a large bowl fragment with applied slip in blue from 18BC27, when clicked on will open a larger image view. Thumbnail image of a mocha thistle pattern jug from a private collection - when clicked on will open a larger image view. Thumbnail image of a Molded mixing bowl with an apple green glaze from a private collection - when clicked on will open a larger image view. Thumbnail image of a candlestick with flint - when clicked on will open a larger image view. Molded and green glazed vessel of indeterminate form – probably serving dish.  Green glaze covers both the interior and exterior of the vessel. Molded and green glazed vessel of indeterminate form – probably large plate or serving dish.  Green glaze covers both the interior and exterior of the vessel. Molded and green glazed vessel of indeterminate form – probably serving dish or large plate.  Green glaze covers both the interior and exterior of the vessel. Unidentified hollow vessels, one molded with a corn kernel motif and the other a basket weave.  The corn molded fragment has a pale pink interior glaze. Corn was a popular motif in majolica ceramics. Pitcher in private collection. This vessel is representative of the inexpensive lead glazed imitations of Jasper stoneware, produced in the first half of the 19th century. Dipped pearlware mug with greyish-brown slip, to which sprig molded figures have been applied.  This vessel is representative of the inexpensive lead glazed imitations of Jasper stoneware, produced in the first half of the 19th century. In this closup of vessel on left, in the damaged area above the legs in the figure on the right, the unglazed greyish color of the slip is visible where portions of the sprig molded design have flaked away. Bone china saucer with light blue floral motif.  Note that the floral basket is enclosed within a larger molded motif. Bone china bowl, possibly a slop bowl, with a light blue thistle and shamrock sprig molded motif.  This vessel is badly stained - possibly known as Chelsea sprig pattern, dated by the Museum Victoria in Victoria, Australia as circa 1880, based on archaeological context. Queen’s ware (creamware) ashtray with sprig molded grapevine design. Closeup detail of plate shown on left - Queen’s ware (creamware) ashtray with sprig molded grapevine design. Printed mark “WEDGWOOD of Etruria & Barlaston, Made in England” dating after c. 1940 (Godden 1964:660).  The impressed mark reads “Wedgwood 4 C 65”, meaning that this vessel was made in April of 1965 (Godden 1964:659). Bone china sugar dish with blue floral sprigging.  It is part of a largely complete teaware set previously owned by the Ogle family, former owners of Belair Museum. This bone china cup in the Blue Chelsea pattern bears the post 1962 mark of Adderleys Ltd. (Godden 1964:25), attesting to the production of this type of sprig decorated ware into the second half of the twentieth century.


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