Leadless glaze

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Description

A British term for a glaze with no more than 1% (by dry weight) of lead oxide. Leadless glazes are usually marked with an "L" in suppliers lists (Fournier 1996). They usually contain boric oxide as a flux. Leadless glazes can be soft.

Synonyms and Related Terms

vidrado sem chumbo (Port.)

Additional Information

R. Fournier, Illustrated Dictionary of Practical Pottery, Chilton Book Co., Radnor, PA, 1996.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Robert Fournier, Illustrated Dictionary of Practical Pottery, Chilton Book Company, Radnor, PA, 1992

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