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Wares

An informal word for goods for sale.
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The Anuradhapura Grey ware (Group 3) are pulled out towards the top right-hand corner, at one end of an 'Anuradhapura' axis lying north-east-south-west, which includes the Arikamedu Type 10 (Group 2), Type 18 (5) and Omphalos (6) wares found at Anuradhapura and the Anuradhapura Rouletted ware (1).
In light of the similarity suggested in Figures 3 and 4, the most likely explanation of Figure 5 is that these wares come from a similar provenance.
The REE profiles from the coarse wares (Figure 9), however, exhibit a small but significant difference.
Although this suggests that the production of these wares could be located anywhere along this strip, archaeological evidence indicates greater quantities of sherds of Rouletted ware and associated wares in southeast India and the presence of more sites containing these wares than in the northeast.
The coarse wares were analysed in an attempt to identify the geographical location of this complex.
The chemical analyses reported here suggest that the clay of the majority of the fine wares analysed (Greyware, Rouletted ware, Arikamedu Types 10 and 18 and Omphalos) came from the same or a set of closely related geological sources.
Some of the earlier ranges included Victorian Blush ware, crested ware and matt black ware with floral decoration.
The Copeland Street works in Stoke-on-Trent was highly productive in the 1920s and 30s and the range was expanded to include more modestly priced tableware and Carlton Ware was the first manufacturer to offer 'oven to table' products in 1929.
Some of the most sought after Carlton Ware today is the classy, Oriental style 'Royale' range.
In the early Seventies, designers Roger Michell and Danka Napiorkowska were recruited which led to the introduction of the successful Walking Ware range.
The popularity of Carlton Ware in its many forms continueswith enthusiasts seeking out their treasures at antiques fairs and auctions and via the Internet.
Above, Carlton Ware Bleu Royale bowl which sold at Fellows for pounds 280.