from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Pottery coated or decorated with slip.
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- n. A type of pottery identified by its primary decorating process where slip is placed onto the dry surface by dipping, painting or splashing.
A slipware Scottish terrier, from the "things I found in my mother-in-law's house series."
There is a wide variety of ceramic ware types including Chinese import porcelain, tin-glazed wares, creamware, Staffordshire-style slipware and locally made stonewares and redwares.
The vast array of artifacts from the site includes crystal glass, silver tableware, and Italian slipware.
The majority of surface material we sampled this year was typical Hellenistic tableware including molded bowls, gray ware, and a precursor of the Sagalassos red slipware.
Sagalassos red slipware sherds found in front of the main quarry face date from the early Imperial period and may constitute a terminus ante quem for the exploitation of the quarry.
It also includes a new items page and a section with the ceramics of Irma Starr, who makes slipware using the techniques employed in the museums Burnap Collection.
It also includes a "new items" page and a section with the ceramics of Irma Starr, who makes slipware using the techniques employed in the museum's Burnap Collection.
Notoriously difficult to date because of its ubiquity, this particular specimen of redware, characterized as Philadelphia-style slipware (Affleck et al. 2004, pg. 7.85) can be reasonably dated to the mid 18th century.
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