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This comprehensive survey of traditional ceramics is organized into eight main sections, with over seventy topics:
- The Raw Material--from the excavation and preparation fo the materials to descriptions of the different materials available
- Forming Techniques modeling, pinching, throwing, press molding, and many others
- Prefired Decoration--from applique and incising to impressing and sgraffito
- Firing--from firing in the open air to the ceramic types created
- Glazes--how glazes are applied and the varied kinds
- Unglazed Finishes--including paint, oil, polish, varnish, resin, and gilding
- Use and Function--from tiles, roofs, and bricks to lighting and food storage
- The Quality of Life--from tobacco pipes to ceremonial ceramics

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500511770
Author:
Sentance, Bryan
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Pottery & Ceramics
Subject:
Pottery
Subject:
Technique
Subject:
Pottery -- Themes, motives.
Subject:
Pottery -- Technique.
Subject:
Crafts-Ceramic Technique
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20041031
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
1100x1200

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