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Glazed bowl

  • loan

Glossary (2)

glaze, stoneware

  • glaze

    Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.

  • stoneware

    Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1200-1300⁰c and is often buff or grey in colour.


    • currently in research collection

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  • The Barlow Collection by the University of Sussex

    The Barlow Collection

    The somewhat rounded conical bowl has a recessed circular centre, an emphasized, thickened rim border outside, and a low, narrow foot with a domed base. The thin grey-green glaze has acquired an opaque white, foamy appearance where it has pooled and ran down in thicker streaks. The inside shows a brown discoloration. The footring is largely unglazed, showing a brownish-buff biscuit, with grit adhering to splashes of glaze.

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