House elements are highly variable and are characterized by many attributes, ranging from windows, doors and multiple peaked roofs with finials.  The image demonstrates one example of a house seen on both porcelains and earthenwares.

Note: if you cannot determine if it is a house or a church or some other building, use “Structure, unid.”

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
Handpainted Blue
Interior/Exterior Location Decorative Technique Color Stylistic Element Motif
Interior Base Painted, under free hand Purple-Blue, Intense Dark House Individual A