from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A glaze produced upon ceramic ware by putting common salt in the kilns after they have been fired for from 60 to 96 hours.
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One morning it might be a Ridgway jug all delicate vine leaves and faun heads, or an old blue-and-white English platter, or a piece of fine salt-glaze.
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I don’t actually know Japanese, but haiku in Japanese had all kinds of interesting salt-glaze impurities going on that are stripped away in translation.