Slip clay

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A type of clay containing a high percentage of fluxing impurities. Slip clay melts at a relatively low temperature. It is used as a natural glaze. Slips can be red, green or brown in color.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Albany slip clay

Additional Information

R.Fournier, Illustrated Dictionary of Practical PotteryChilton Books, Radnor, Pennsylvania, 1996.