Tin ash

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Description

A white pigment used in majolica glazes. Tin ash is formed when stannic oxide is calcined with lead to produce a mixture with a ratio between 2:1 and 4:1 lead/tin (Fournier 1996).

Additional Information

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