'Whieldon' type

Plate, c. 1750

Unknown artist, expand_more

Glazed earthenwareexpand_more

The Putnam Dana McMillan Fundexpand_more  77.36.3

The tortoiseshell appearance on this plate is the result of colored glazes. The kaleidoscope of colors are derived from oxides, such as iron, copper, and manganese. The English potter Thomas Wieldon perfected the process, and objects similar to this plate are often called Wieldon type wares.

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'Whieldon' type