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A transparent or semi-transparent layer of paint applied over another layer so as to modify its colour; the light passing through is reflected back by the under surface and altered by the glaze. The ...
Martinware

Martinware  

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The name given to the type of pottery produced in the late 19th century by Robert Wallace Martin and his three brothers, Charles, Walter, and Edwin at their studio in Southall, Middlesex. Robert ...
salt glaze

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

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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 ... More
salt‐glazed stoneware

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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In the 14th century ad it was found that the addition of salt to the kiln gases during the

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 ...
stoneware

stoneware  

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[De]Pottery fired to a high temperature, usually over 1200°C, at which the fabric of the vessel vitrifies. Stoneware seems to have been produced first at Siegburg in Germany about 1200 ad.

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