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pottery

pottery  

[Ma]Clay that has been fashioned into a desired shape and then dried to reduce its water content before being fired or baked to fix its form. At temperatures of about 400 °C water begins to be lost ...
saggar

saggar  

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A thin-walled box of fireclay, used in a kiln as a container for firing delicate articles of ceramics.
salt glaze

salt glaze  

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A type of glaze used on stoneware. Common salt was thrown into the kiln when it reached its maximum temperature. The salt combined with silicates in the clay to produce a thin, glazed surface with ...

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