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Scope note

A type of pottery midway between earthenware and porcelain being made of clay and a fusible stone. It is fired to a point where partial vitrification renders it impervious to liquids, but, unlike porcelain, it is very seldom more than faintly translucent. The vitrification makes it unnecessary to add a glaze, but for reasons of utility and appearance decorative glazes are sometimes used, such as salt glaze and lead glaze. ILDC89

This term has 2,809 records attributed within our system.

Connected records

An image of Medallion

France and Liberty Holding Hands by an Altar

Accession Number: MAR.C.23-1912

An image of Vase


Accession Number: C.39-1972

An image of Seat


Accession Number: C.110-2016

An image of Tea caddy

Tea caddy

Accession Number: C.8-1935

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

Tall vase

Accession Number: C.30-2013

An image of Bowl

Sand-grained bowl, dark haloed spiral

Accession Number: C.5-2004

An image of Ceramic form

Going Down Slow

Accession Number: C.21-2002

An image of Ceramic form

Keeping a Secret

Accession Number: C.4-2002

An image of Bottle

Tall Bottle

Accession Number: C.6-2004

An image of Vase


Accession Number: C.36-1972

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