Bristol glaze

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Description

A low-fired stoneware glaze that that produces a clear or cream color-glassy surface. Bristol glazes, developed in the mid 19th century, contain feldspar, and zinc oxide.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
  • Website address 1 Comment: Historic ceramics: www.anthro.utah.edu/IMACs/473-Ceramics.pdf