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    History of ceramics

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    • Ancient Greek pottery

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    • Ancient pottery

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    • Ancient Roman pottery

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    • Chinese porcelain

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    • Chinese pottery

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    • Etruscan ceramics

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    • Medieval Ceramics


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    • Native American pottery

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    • Pre-Columbian pottery

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    • Pueblo ceramics

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    • Staffordshire pottery

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    • Acoustic jar

    • Acoustic jars are ceramic vessels found set into the walls, and sometimes into the sides of cavities beneath the floors, of medieval churches. They are believed to have been intended to improve the sound of singing, and to have been inspired by the theories of Vitruvius . Tuned bronze vases set in niches were used to ... Read »


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    • Albarello

    • An albarello (plural: albarelli) is a type of maiolica earthenware jar, originally a medicinal jar designed to hold apothecaries' ointments and dry drugs. The development of this type of pharmacy jar had its roots in the Middle East during the time of the Islamic conquests. The etymology of the word is not clear. ... Read »


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    • Ancient Roman pottery

    • Pottery was produced in enormous quantities in ancient Rome, mostly for utilitarian purposes. It is found all over the former Roman Empire and beyond. Monte Testaccio is a huge waste mound in Rome made almost entirely of broken amphorae used for transporting and storing liquids and other products – in this case pr ... Read »


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    • Ceramic art

    • Ceramic art is art made from ceramic materials (including clay), which may take forms including art ware, tile, figurines, sculpture, and tableware. Ceramic art is one of the arts, particularly one of the visual arts, and of those, it is one of the plastic arts. While some ceramics are considered fine art, some are con ... Read »


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    • Barro negro pottery

    • Barro negro pottery ("black clay") is a style of pottery from Oaxaca, Mexico, distinguished by its color, sheen and unique designs. Oaxaca is one of few Mexican states which is characterized by the continuance of its ancestral crafts, which are still used in everyday life. Barro negro is one of several pottery traditio ... Read »


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    • Bridge-spouted vessel

    • A bridge-spouted vessel is a particular design of ewer (jug or pitcher) originating in antiquity; there is typically a connecting element between the spout and filling aperture, and the spout is a completely independent aperture from the usually smaller central fill opening. Early incidences of the bridge spouted vesse ... Read »


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    • California pottery

    • California pottery includes industrial, commercial, and decorative pottery produced in the Northern California and Southern California regions of the U.S. state of California. Production includes brick, sewer pipe, architectural terra cotta, tile, garden ware, tableware, kitchenware, art ware, figurines, giftware, and ... Read »


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    • Cemar Clay Products

    • Cemar Clay Products was a California pottery operating between 1935 and 1955. Cemar's art pottery products, including tableware, are sought-after collectables today. Cemar was founded by Cliff J. Malone and Paul Cauldwell, two former employees of the well-established (J.A.) Bauer Pottery. Cemar Pottery, like Bauer, wa ... Read »


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    • Ceramics of indigenous peoples of the Americas

    • Native American pottery is an art form with at least a 7500-year history in the Americas. Pottery is fired ceramics with clay as a component. Ceramics are used for utilitarian cooking vessels, serving and storage vessels, pipes, funerary urns, censers, musical instruments, ceremonial items, masks, toys, sculptures, and ... Read »


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    • Chinese ceramics

    • Chinese ceramics show a continuous development since pre-dynastic times and are one of the most significant forms of Chinese art and ceramics globally. The first pottery was made during the Palaeolithic era. Chinese ceramics range from construction materials such as bricks and tiles, to hand-built pottery vessels fired ... Read »


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    • Chinese influences on Islamic pottery

    • Chinese influences on Islamic pottery cover a period starting from at least the 8th century CE to the 19th century. This influence of Chinese ceramics has to be viewed in the broader context of the considerable importance of Chinese culture on Islamic arts in general. Despite the distances involved, there is evide ... Read »


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    • Colonoware

    • Colonoware, which is alternately called Colono-Indian Ware, is a type of earthenware made and used along the east coast of North America from the sixteenth through to the nineteenth centuries. It was first identified by the British archaeologist Ivor Noël Hume, who published his findings in 1962. He referred to it ... Read »


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    • Conservation and restoration of ceramic objects

    • Conservation and restoration of ceramic objects is a process dedicated to the preservation and protection of objects of historical and personal value made from ceramic. Typically this activity of conservation-restoration is undertaken by a conservator-restorer, especially when dealing with object of cultural heritage. ... Read »


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    • Dolium

    • A dolium (plural: dolia) is a large earthenware vase or container used in ancient Roman times for storage or transportation of goods. It's similar to Qvevri which is widely used for wine farming in Georgia to this day. Though many modern authors make the mistake of translating a dolium as a wooden barrel, it was a ... Read »


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    • Fiesta (dinnerware)

    • Fiesta, often called, Fiestaware, is a line of ceramic glazed dinnerware manufactured and marketed by the Homer Laughlin China Company of Newell, West Virginia since its introduction in 1936, with a hiatus from 1973-1985. Fiesta is noted for its Art Deco styling featuring concentric circles — and its range of sol ... Read »


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    • Green glazed pottery of Atzompa

    • Green glazed pottery of Atzompa is a style of glazed pottery, which originates in the Oaxaca, Mexico town of Santa María Atzompa. Almost all of the pottery made here is of a jade-green color, due to the lead monoxide glaze which has been traditionally applied to it. Atzompa’s pottery history extends to the ... Read »


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    • Hard-paste porcelain

    • Hard-paste porcelain is a ceramic material that was originally made from a compound of the feldspathic rock petuntse and kaolin fired at very high temperature, usually around 1400°C. It was first made in China around the 7th or 8th century, and has remained the most common type of Chinese porcelain. From the Middle ... Read »


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    • Hispano-Moresque ware

    • Hispano-Moresque ware is a style of initially Islamic pottery created in Al Andalus or Muslim Spain, which continued to be produced under Christian rule in styles blending Islamic and European elements. It was the most elaborate and luxurious pottery being produced in Europe until the Italian maiolica industry develope ... Read »


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    • Hopewell pottery

    • Hopewell pottery is the ceramic tradition of the various local cultures involved in the Hopewell tradition (ca. 200 BCE to 400 CE) and are found as artifacts in archeological sites in the American Midwest and Southeast. The Hopewell were located around the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers during the Middle Woodland Peri ... Read »


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    • Huaco (pottery)

    • Huaco or Guaco is the generic name given in Peru mostly to earthen vessels and other finely made pottery artworks by the indigenous peoples of the Americas found in pre-Columbian sites such as burial locations, sanctuaries, temples and other ancient ruins. Huacos are not mere earthenware but notable pottery specimens l ... Read »


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    • Islamic pottery

    • Medieval Islamic pottery occupied a geographical position between Chinese ceramics, then the unchallenged leaders of Eurasian production, and the pottery of the Byzantine Empire and Europe. For most of the period it can fairly be said to have been between the two in terms of aesthetic achievement and influence as well, ... Read »


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    • Meiping

    • A meiping (Chinese: 梅瓶; pinyin: méipíng; literally: "plum vase", sometimes italicised in English) is a shape of vase in Chinese ceramics. It is traditionally used to display branches of plum blossoms. The meiping was first made of stoneware during the Tang dynasty (618–907). It was originally used ... Read »


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    • Miletus ware

    • Miletus ware is a type of pottery that was produced in various locations in Anatolia between the late 14th and mid 15th centuries. The pottery was discovered through excavations in the 1930s by Friedrich Sarre at Miletus, hence the ware's name. This pottery type was not produced at Miletus, but in other towns such as ... Read »


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    • Ceramics museum

    • A ceramics museum is a museum wholly or largely devoted to ceramics, usually ceramic art. Its collections may also include glass and enamel, but typically concentrate on pottery, including porcelain. Most national collections are in a more general museum covering all of the arts, or just the decorative arts. However, t ... Read »


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    • Ocotlán de Morelos


    • Rehydroxylation dating

    • Rehydroxylation [RHX] dating is a developing method for dating fired-clay ceramics. It is based on the fact that after a ceramic specimen is removed from the kiln at the time of production, it immediately begins to recombine chemically with moisture from the environment. This reaction reincorporates hydroxyl (OH) group ... Read »


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    • Santa María Atzompa


    • Soft-paste porcelain

    • Soft-paste porcelain is a type of a ceramic material, sometimes referred to simply as "soft paste". The term is used to describe soft porcelains such as bone china, Seger porcelain, vitreous porcelain, new Sèvres porcelain, Parian porcelain and soft feldspathic porcelain, and is also used more narrowly to describe c ... Read »


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    • History of pottery in Palestine

    • The history of pottery in Palestine describes the discovery and cultural development of pottery in what are now the modern day polities of Israel, the Palestinian Authority administered areas of the West Bank and the Gaza strip, the western part of Jordan, Syria and Southern Lebanon. The history of pottery in this ... Read »


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    • Staffordshire Potteries

    • The Staffordshire Potteries is the industrial area encompassing the six towns, Tunstall, Burslem, Hanley, Stoke, Fenton and Longton that now make up the city of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire, England. North Staffordshire became a centre of ceramic production in the early 17th century, due to the local availability of ... Read »


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    • Stirrup jar

    • A stirrup jar is a pottery vessel probably originating in the ancient Mediterranean region. Such vessels were sometimes decorated with painted designs or ornamentation. Throughout history including modern times have created versions of this vessel. Early examples of the stirrup jar have been recovered from Rhodes datin ... Read »


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    • Stirrup spout vessel

    • A stirrup spout vessel (so called because of its resemblance to a stirrup) is a type of ceramic vessel common among several Pre-Columbian cultures of South America beginning in the early 2nd millennium BCE. These cultures included the Chavin and the Moche. In these vessels the stirrup handle actually forms part of the ... Read »


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    • Studio pottery

    • Studio pottery is pottery made by professional and amateur artists or artisans working alone or in small groups, making unique items or short runs. Typically, all stages of manufacture are carried out by the artists themselves. Studio pottery includes functional wares such as tableware, cookware and non-functional ware ... Read »


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    • Tableware

    • Tableware is the dishes or dishware used for setting a table, serving food and dining. It includes cutlery, glassware, serving dishes and other useful items for practical as well as decorative purposes. The quality, nature, variety and number of objects varies according to culture, religion, number of diners, cuisine a ... Read »


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    • Talavera de la Reina

    • Talavera de la Reina

      Talavera de la Reina is a city and municipality in the western part of the province of Toledo, which in turn is part of the autonomous community of Castile–La Mancha, Spain. It is the second-largest population center in Castile–La Mancha. Its population of 83,793 makes it larger than the city of Toledo, altho ... Read »


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    • Thai ceramics

    • Thai ceramics refers to pottery designed or produced in the kingdoms and territories that today belong to the Kingdom of Thailand, formerly Siam. The tradition of Thai ceramics dates back to the third millennium BCE. Much of Thai pottery and ceramics in the later centuries was influenced by Chinese ceramics, but has al ... Read »


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    • The Arcanum (non fiction)

    • The Arcanum is a 1998 book by Janet Gleeson telling the story of the invention of European porcelain and the start of the porcelain industry outside China-Japan. The book details the events leading to the discovery of the formula for porcelain (the intended meaning of the book title), the ensuing start of the porcelai ... Read »


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    • Vietnamese ceramics

    • Vietnamese ceramics refers to pottery designed or produced in Vietnam. Vietnamese pottery and ceramics has a long history spanning back to thousands of years ago, including long before Chinese domination, as archeological evidence supports. Much of Vietnamese pottery and ceramics after the Chinese-domination era was l ... Read »


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    • Yingge District

    • Yingge District

      Yingge District (Chinese: ; pinyin: YÄ«nggē QÅ«; Pe̍h-ōe-jÄ«: Eng-ko-khu; literally: "oriole song township") is an urban district located on the Dahan River in southwestern New Taipei City in northern Republic of China (Taiwan). It is famous for the production of porcelain and an abundance of art studios ... Read »


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    • Yuchanyan Cave

    • Yuchanyan Cave

      Yuchanyan Cave is an archaeological site in Daoxian County, Hunan, China. The site yielded sherds of ceramic vessels and other artifacts which were dated by analysis of charcoal and bone collagen, giving a date range of 17,500 to 18,300 years old for the pottery. The pottery specimens may be the oldest known examples o ... Read »


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    • Zengpiyan Cave

    • Zengpiyan Cave

      The Zengpiyan Site (Chinese: 甑皮岩遗址; pinyin: Zèngpíyán yízhǐ) is a Neolithic cave site in southern China. It is located in the Guilin region on the south-western fringes of the Dushan Mountain (Dú Shān 独山) in the autonomous region Guangxi and is considered to be on ... Read »


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