noun Date: 1883 pottery coated with slip to improve or decorate the surface

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  • Slipware — is a type of pottery identified by its primary decorating process where slip is placed onto the leather dry clay body surface by dipping, painting or splashing. Slip is an aqueous suspension of a clay body, which is a mixture of clays and other… …   Wikipedia

  • slipware — [slip′wer΄] n. pottery decorated by the surface application of slip, which may be carved, painted, etc …   English World dictionary

  • slipware — /slip wair /, n. pottery decorated with slip. [1905 10; SLIP3 + WARE1] * * * Pottery that has been treated with semiliquid clay, or slip. The technique was originally used to cover defects in body colour, but later evolved into decorative… …   Universalium

  • slipware — Alfarería tratada con arcilla semilíquida o engobe. La técnica fue empleada originalmente para cubrir defectos en el color original de la pasta, pero más tarde evolucionó hacia técnicas decorativas como el esgrafiado, el tallado, la pintura, la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • slipware — noun A type of pottery identified by its primary decorating process where slip is placed onto the dry surface by dipping, painting or splashing …   Wiktionary

  • slipware — noun pottery decorated with slip (see slip3) …   English new terms dictionary

  • slipware — slip•ware [[t]ˈslɪpˌwɛər[/t]] n. cer pottery decorated with slip • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • slipware — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: slip (VII) : pottery coated with slip to improve the surface or change the color …   Useful english dictionary

  • Michael Cardew — A slipware cider flagon by Michael Cardew, made at the Winchcombe Pottery c.1935. Michael Cardew, OBE, (b.1901, Wimbledon, d.1983, Truro) was an English studio potter who worked in West Africa for twenty years. Cardew was the fourth child of… …   Wikipedia

  • Winchcombe Pottery — Winchcombe Pottery, near Winchcombe in Northern Gloucestershire, is one of the oldest and best known craft potteries in the Western World.Founded by Michael Cardew, built on an historic pottery site, it has produced high quality handmade pottery… …   Wikipedia

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