Difference between revisions of "Stoneware"

From CAMEO
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Text replace - "\[http:\/\/cameo\.mfa\.org\/materials\/fullrecord\.asp\?name=([^\s]+)\s(.*)\]" to "$2")
 
Line 1: Line 1:
[[File:00.378a-b-SC8861.jpg|thumb|]]
+
[[File:00.378a-b-SC8861.jpg|thumb|Teapot<br>MFA# 00.378]]
 
== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
 
A hard, opaque, nonporous [[ceramic|ceramic]]. Stoneware is made from [[secondary%20clay|secondary clay]] and fired at temperatures of 1200-1300 C. It was made in China as early as 1400 BCE. The presence or absence of trace components in the clay can color stoneware white, gray, black, red, or brown. Stoneware can be unglazed or glazed with [[lead%20glaze|lead]] or [[salt%20glaze|salt]] glazes.
 
A hard, opaque, nonporous [[ceramic|ceramic]]. Stoneware is made from [[secondary%20clay|secondary clay]] and fired at temperatures of 1200-1300 C. It was made in China as early as 1400 BCE. The presence or absence of trace components in the clay can color stoneware white, gray, black, red, or brown. Stoneware can be unglazed or glazed with [[lead%20glaze|lead]] or [[salt%20glaze|salt]] glazes.
  
[[File:1998.439-SC8285.jpg|thumb|]]
+
[[File:1998.439-SC8285.jpg|thumb|Lobed Vase<br>MFA # 1998.439]]
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
  
 
faïence (Fr.); grés (Port.)
 
faïence (Fr.); grés (Port.)
  
== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
+
== Resources and Citations ==
  
 
* Random House, ''Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language'', Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
 
* Random House, ''Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language'', Grammercy Book, New York, 1997

Latest revision as of 13:17, 4 August 2020

Teapot
MFA# 00.378

Description

A hard, opaque, nonporous Ceramic. Stoneware is made from Secondary clay and fired at temperatures of 1200-1300 C. It was made in China as early as 1400 BCE. The presence or absence of trace components in the clay can color stoneware white, gray, black, red, or brown. Stoneware can be unglazed or glazed with lead or salt glazes.

Lobed Vase
MFA # 1998.439

Synonyms and Related Terms

faïence (Fr.); grés (Port.)

Resources and Citations

  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998
  • The Dictionary of Art, Grove's Dictionaries Inc., New York, 1996 Comment: "Ceramics"