Bag 1013 Item, Item # 8

Whiteware. Ceramic. Base of plate. Origin: 1805-present

Whiteware was common after 1820 and was popular because it was the cheapest form of kitchenware. For this reason, plain, white ceramic plates were found in most households by 1840. Whiteware was developed in England around 1810. This product is still common today.