Copper oxide glaze

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Description

Under oxidizing conditions, copper oxide will produce blue (with potassium oxide) or green (with lead oxide) glazes and under reducing conditions, copper oxide will produce red or or black glazes (Hodges 1988).

Synonyms and Related Terms

glaçure à l'oxyde cuivre (Fr.); vidrado de óxido de cobre (Port.)

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Additional Information

H.Hodges, Artifacts: An introduction to early materials and technology, Ronald P. Frye, Kingston, 1988.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Henry Hodges, Artifacts: An Introduction to Early Materials and Technology, Ronald P. Frye, Kingston, Canada, 1988

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