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Scope note

Fine clay which, when mixed with water, results in a fluid with a creamlike consistency, used in casting, glazing, decorating, and repairing ceramic wares; in its natural state, it contains sufficient flux to be used for glazing and decorating without the need of additives. For ceramic glaze with a high content of slip, use "slip glaze."

This term has 661 records attributed within our system.

Connected records

An image of Wall pocket

Wall pocket

Accession Number: C.542-1928

An image of Owl jug

Owl jug

Accession Number: C.497 & A-1928

An image of Owl jug

Owl Jug

Accession Number: C.252 & A-1928

An image of Pot


Accession Number: C.104-1997

An image of Ceramic form

Going Down Slow

Accession Number: C.21-2002

An image of Dish

Charles II and Catherine of Braganza

Accession Number: C.207-1928

An image of Cosmetic box

Cosmetic box

Accession Number: C.86 & A-1984

An image of Oil bottle


Accession Number: C.71-1984

An image of Vase


Accession Number: C.36-1972

An image of Teapot


Accession Number: C.614 & A-1928

An image of Bear jug

Bear jug

Accession Number: C.501 & A-1928

An image of Bear jug

Bear jug

Accession Number: C.500 & A-1928

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