Ironstone patterns were copies of porcelain patterns of the period until about 1830. Pieces were decorated with only blue or had Asian-inspired multicolored patterns. Blue, pink, purple, green, black, and sepia transfers were used from about 1830 to 1845. Purple, black, and light blue were used until about 1850, when flow blue became popular. Light-colored transfer prints of pink, green, light blue, or puce were favored until about 1860.
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