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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 ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (3 ed.)

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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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The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

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2006
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...In the late 17th century stoneware was introduced to England and became an important product of the Staffordshire potteries until it was displaced by CreamWare . R. Dewar : Stoneware (London, 2002) R. Kuroda and T. Murayama : Classic Stoneware of Japan: Shino and Oribe (Tokyo, 2002) D. DePasquale , G. Peck and L. Peterson : Red Wing Stoneware (Paducah, 2004) D. Edwards and R. Hampson : White Salt-glazed Stoneware of the British Isles (Woodbridge, 2005) G. H. Greer : American Stonewares: The Art & Craft of Utilitarian Potters (Atglen, PA,...

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art

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2009
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... [Ger. Steinzeug ; Fr. grès ]. Pottery made of clay and a fusible stone (usually feldspar) fired at high temperatures to achieve vitrification of the stone (but not the clay). Stoneware is non-porous, and glazing is added only for decorative effect. Stoneware was produced in ancient China, but the technique seems to have been independently re-invented in the 12th century in the Rhineland, which remained the principal centre of production until the late 17th century, after which it was made in England (Nottinghamshire and Staffordshire) and the...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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2005
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... or (German) Steinzeug or (French) grès , Pottery made of clay and a fusible stone (usually feldspar) fired at high temperatures to achieve vitrification of the stone (but not the clay). Stoneware is non-porous, and glazing is added only for decorative effect. Stoneware was produced in ancient China, but the technique seems to have been reinvented in the twelfth century in the Rhineland, which remained the principal centre of production until the late seventeenth century, after which it was made in England (Nottinghamshire and Staffordshire) and...

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

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2010
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... A hard, dense pottery , vitrified and non-porous after a single firing. It was first produced in the Rhineland in the Middle Ages and from the 17th century in England. It was usually white but could also be brown, red, or buff, depending on the natural colour of the clay . It could be left unglazed or was often covered with a salt glaze . http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/ceramics/pages/subcategory.asp?subcat_id=717&subcat_name=London Description and illustrations on Museum of London...

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Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

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...community maintained strict purity; still, only small vessels were suitable for transportation into the caves. The publication of the substantial amount of stoneware from Qumran, prepared by R. Donceel and Pauline Donceel-Voûte , will provide new insight. The vessels and tables that came to light in the Herodian residence in Jerusalem, owned by a wealthy upper-class family, show that stoneware was used in addition to, not instead of, imported luxury tableware of clay and glass (Avigad, 1989 ). Bibliography Avigad, Nahman . Discovering Jerusalem ....

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (3 ed.)

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...stoneware [De] In the 14th century ad it was found that the addition of salt to the kiln gases during the firing of stoneware meant that the salt volatilized and the resultant sodium chloride vapour fluxed with the silicas in the body of the vessels to form a soda‐glass glaze. As a further refinement, a brown‐coloured surface could be achieved by coating the vessels in a thin iron wash before firing. A patent was granted for the manufacture of such salt‐glazed wares in England in 1671...

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New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2 ed.)

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... • adware • flatware • hardware • glassware • shapewear • neckwear • headsquare • headwear • setsquare • delftware • menswear • shareware • tableware • rainwear • freeware • beachwear • T-square • creamware • sleepwear • swimwear • tinware • knitwear • giftware • kitchenware • womenswear • anywhere • everywhere • activewear • nightwear • software • sportswear • loungewear • nowhere • stoneware • cookware • footwear • somewhere • ovenware • ironware • underwear • leisurewear • Delaware • Tupperware • outerwear • otherwhere • silverware • ...

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Oxford Dictionary of English (3 ed.)

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2015
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English Dictionaries and Thesauri
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The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary

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2005
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English Dictionaries and Thesauri
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16 words
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Australian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

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2004
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English Dictionaries and Thesauri
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New Oxford American Dictionary (3 ed.)

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2015
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The Canadian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

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2005
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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.
black basalt

black basalt  

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A hard, black unglazed stoneware created by Josiah Wedgwood by 1769, used for busts, medallions, and vases, often with the addition of engine-turned decoration.
Creussen

Creussen  

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German centre of ceramics production. Stoneware was produced at Creussen, near Bayreuth, as early as the end of the 15th century. Brown-glazed stoneware, however, was not manufactured until the end ...
Raeren

Raeren  

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Belgian centre of stoneware production. The manufacture of stoneware reached its apogee in Raeren between c.1566 and 1621. At the end of the 16th century there were 50 master potters ...
Beer Mugs

Beer Mugs  

Beer mugs are lidless, handled drinking containers made of materials that include glass, earthenware, pewter, and stoneware. Before the development of sturdy glass and stoneware, wooden and ...
Steinzeug

Steinzeug  

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German term for stoneware; the fine-grained stoneware made by Meissen Porcelain Factory from 1919 was called Böttgersteinzeug after Johann Friedrich Böttger.
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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