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Resources to help identify Historic Ceramics

DAACS Ceramics Attributes

Ceramic Glossary

PASTE TYPE
    http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/histarch/gallery_types/glossary/paste_type.htm

PASTE COLOR
    http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/histarch/gallery_types/glossary/paste_color.htm

SURFACE FINSH/GLAZE
    http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/histarch/gallery_types/glossary/surf_glaze.htm

SURFACE DECORATION
    http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/histarch/gallery_types/glossary/surf_dec.htm

COLOR
BACKGROUD/DESIGN COLOR
    http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/histarch/gallery_types/glossary/bg_colors.htm

DAACS Colors
    http://www.daacs.org/aboutDatabase/colorData.html/

DESIGN MOTIF
    http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/histarch/gallery_types/glossary/design_motif.htm

RIM MOTIF
    http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/histarch/gallery_types/glossary/rim_motif.htm

DAACS Stylistic Elements
    http://www.daacs.org/aboutDatabase/stylisticElements.html/

NZ Historical Ceramics Designs
    http://bickler.co.nz/china/index.php

VESSEL FORMS
    http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/histarch/gallery_types/glossary/vessel_forms.htm

Marks
Resources on the North Staffordshire Pottery Industry
    http://www.thepotteries.org/pottery.htm

 European Porcelain Marks & More
    http://www.porcelainmarksandmore.com/index.php

Use-Marks on Historic Ceramics: A Preliminary Study
    http://www.sha.org/CF_webservice/servePDFHTML.cfm?fileName=12-1-05.pdf

Seventeenth Century Ceramics

Jamestowne
    http://www.preservationvirginia.org/rediscovery/page.php?page_id=285

Alabama
    http://www.usouthal.edu/archaeology/artifacts-of-colonial-mobile.html/

Port Royal
    http://nautarch.tamu.edu/portroyal/artifacts.html

New Foundland
    http://www.heritage.nf.ca/avalon/artifacts/default.html

Colonial Ceramics

Colonial Ceramics in Maryland
    http://www.jefpat.org/diagnostic/Historic_Ceramic_Web_Page/Historic_Main.htm

Florida Museum of Natural History's on-line type collections
    http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/histarch/gallery_types/

Saint Mary's University Archaeology Lab Ceramics Database
    http://www.smu.ca/academic/arts/anthropology/ceramics.html

Nautical Archaeology Program at Texas A&M University Tableware
    http://nautarch.tamu.edu/class/313/ceramics/period-1.htm

Post Colonial Ceramics


Post-Colonial Ceramics in Maryland
    http://www.jefpat.org/diagnostic/Post-Colonial%20Ceramics/index-PostColonialCeramics.htm

Papers

Delaware
    http://www.deldot.gov/archaeology/ceramic_typology/pdf/research_paper_arch_series_15.pdf

Illinois Ceramics
    http://virtual.parkland.edu/lstelle1/len/archguide/documents/arcguide.htm#CERAMICS

George  Miller's Thoughts Towards A User's Guide to Ceramic Assemblages
    http://www.cneha.org/newsletters/millerguide.pdf

Scratch Blue White Saltglaze Stoneware


Ceramics in America 2001
Ceramics in America 2002
Ceramics in America 2003
Ceramics in America 2004

Country of origin

England
    http://www.thepotteries.org/types/index.htm

Chinese Export Porcelain
    http://fortress.uccb.ns.ca/archaeology/china/exhibite.htm

Maiolica


Colonial Faience
    http://people.bu.edu/arcange/

Asian American Comparative Collection
    http://www.uiweb.uidaho.edu/aacc/

Museums
Chipstone “If these pots could talk"
    http://www.chipstone.org/SpecialProjects/Humeexhibit/humeroom0.html


The Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology
    http://www.spma.org.uk/
 
 
IMACS
 
    http://www.anthro.utah.edu/IMACs/473-Ceramics.pdf
    http://www.anthro.utah.edu/IMACs/473-Ceramics1.jpg
    http://www.anthro.utah.edu/IMACs/473-Ceramics2.jpg
    http://www.anthro.utah.edu/IMACs/473-Ceramics3.jpg
    http://www.anthro.utah.edu/IMACs/473-Ceramics4.jpg
    http://www.anthro.utah.edu/IMACs/473-Ceramics5.jpg
    http://www.anthro.utah.edu/IMACs/473-Ceramics6.jpg
    http://www.anthro.utah.edu/IMACs/473-Ceramics7.jpg
    http://www.anthro.utah.edu/IMACs/473-Ceramics8.jpg
    http://www.daacs.org/wp-content/uploads/ceramics.PDF

Resources on the North Staffordshire Pottery Industry
    http://www.thepotteries.org/pottery.htm

Salt Glaze Pottery (Wikipedia article)
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salt-glazed_stoneware

An Archaeological Guide to English Registry Marks and Numbers


Antique Transfer Ware, Blue & White China, and Asiatic Pheasant Information
    http://www.asiaticpheasants.co.uk/makersmarks.html

Evolution of English Household Tableware
    http://nautarch.tamu.edu/class/313/ceramics/period-1.htm

The Flow Blue International Collectors' Club (FBICC)
    http://www.flowblue.com/fbicc.aspx

Sixteenth Century
Florida
    http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/histarch/gallery_types/type_list.asp

Colonial Ceramics in Maryland
    http://www.jefpat.org/diagnostic/Historic_Ceramic_Web_Page/Historic_Main.htm

Post-Colonial Ceramics
    http://www.jefpat.org/diagnostic/Post-Colonial%20Ceramics/index-PostColonialCeramics.htm

   Greenwich Pottery
    Greenwich Pottery

 

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