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A ceramic glaze with a rough surface due to numerous broken bubbles. Blister glazed are made by mixing a glaze with a compound that will form excessive gas during the firing process. Examples of these compounds include: Calcium carbonate, Magnesium carbonate, Calcium sulfate, dihydrate, and Manganese dioxide.
Synonyms and Related Terms
glaze blister; vidro "borbulhado" (Port.)
Resources and Citations
- Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
- Art and Architecture Thesaurus Online, http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/aat/, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2000
- Ceramic Materials: http://ceramic-materials.com/cermat/education/112.html