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Agate ware

Agate ware   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
101 words

Pottery made of clays of different colours; as the clays spin on the potter's wheel, striations similar to those in

agate ware

agate ware   Quick reference

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
37 words

*Pottery made to resemble *agate. Different coloured clays were combined to imitate the veining of the hard stone. It was made by the Romans and revived in the 18th century in ...

Staffordshire

Staffordshire  

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Is one of the counties most affected by the industrial revolution. The county town has never dominated the shire. In pre‐Conquest days, it was overshadowed by Tamworth and Lichfield, in modern times ...

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