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salt glaze

noun
1.
a ceramic glaze on stoneware produced by the chemical reaction that occurs when salt is thrown into a kiln during firing.
Origin of salt glaze
1850-1855
1850-55
Related forms
salt glazing, noun
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  • There are some fairly modelled Toby jugs, of modern origin, one in particular seated in a corner chair, with a salt-glaze surface.

    Chats on Old Earthenware Arthur Hayden
  • Unless the modelling is of the highest order the salt-glaze figures are insipid.

    Chats on Old Earthenware Arthur Hayden
  • Indeed, it was through an accidental boiling-over of this sort that salt-glaze was discovered.

  • The salt-glaze potter rarely enamelled his figures in colours.

    Chats on Old Earthenware Arthur Hayden
  • The Elers (of Staffordshire) have been dethroned from the unique position they occupied as pioneers of salt-glaze ware.

    Chats on Old Earthenware Arthur Hayden
  • The cement of Dihl consists of porcelain or salt-glaze potsherds ground fine, and mixed with boiled linseed oil.

  • Aaron is mainly known as a block-cutter of salt-glaze moulds.

    Chats on Old Earthenware Arthur Hayden
  • The colours of the flowers and insects are very rich, being, as is usual, enamelled over the salt-glaze ground.

    Chats on Old Earthenware Arthur Hayden
  • Polly also secured a chubby little bowl with wonderful medallions upon its sides, and Eleanor found a salt-glaze pitcher.

    Polly and Her Friends Abroad Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • Incised work in imitation of Japanese work was also prevalent during the last period of salt-glaze work.

    Chats on Old Earthenware Arthur Hayden

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