North Devon Pottery and Its Export to America in the 17th Century

North Devon Pottery and Its Export to America in the 17th Century Book Details

By C. Malcolm Watkins

  • Category: Antiques & Collectibles, Books, Lifestyle & Home
  • Type: ebook
  • Release Date: 2011-05-13
  • Author: C. Malcolm Watkins
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North Devon Pottery and Its Export to America in the 17th Century Overview

Following the initial discoveries at Jamestown there was considerable speculation about these two types. Worth Bailey, then museum technician at Jamestown, was the first to recognize the source of the sgraffito ware as “Devonshire”. Henry Chandlee Forman, asserting that such ware was “undoubtedly made in England ” felt that it “derives its inspiration from Majolica ware especially that of the early Renaissance period from Faenza.

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