Definitions

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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Examples

  • 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.

    A Woman Named Smith

  • Wedgwood partnered with some manufacturers of earthenware, including salt-glaze and stoneware products, and objects in agate and tortoiseshell glazes.

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  • Featuring stoneware jugs, redware, salt-glaze pottery jugs and ceramics.

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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.

    THE ANTHOLOGIST

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