Ware of the Week

Ceramics are one of the best ways to date an archaeological site. ASI’s many years of experience with historical artifacts means we have an in-depth understanding of these materials. We have put together these pages to share that knowledge.

Transfer Print: Floware

Hand-Painted: Monochrome Blue

Hand-Painted: Chinoiserie


Chinese Export Porcelain

Transfer Print: Juvenile


Jet Ware

Canary Ware

Transfer Print: Olde Blue

Factory Slip: Mocha

Hand-Painted: Early

Yellow Ware

Factory Slip: Encrustation

Factory Slip: Cable

Hand-Painted: Late

Transfer Print


Factory Slip: Banded