Any representation of a heart, stylized or otherwise. The example seen here is on Westerwald.

Stylistic Genre:

The genre for this stylistic element depends on a combination of decorative technique, color, and element.

Cataloging Example for depicted sherd:

Stylistic Genre
Blue, molded/stamped/incised


Interior/Exterior Location Decorative Technique Color Stylistic Element Motif
Exterior Body Painted, under free hand Purple-Blue, Intense Dark Heart Individual A
Exterior Body Incised, free hand Not Applicable Heart Individual A