Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Pottery or porcelain having a metallic sheen produced when metallic oxides are added to the glaze.

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  • noun A type of pottery having an iridescent metallic glaze

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  • noun pottery with a metallic sheen produced by adding metallic oxides to the glaze

Etymologies

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luster +‎ -ware

Examples

  • But the ceramics are not far behind, a feast of shimmering lusterware, deep turquoise stonepaste, and a plethora of blue-and-white works that include the 14th-century prayer niche—or mihrab—that visitors to the old galleries will remember.

    The Many Paths Toward an Islamic Aesthetic

  • The 16th-century lusterware, with considerably more assertive pattern and color contrasts, includes a large plate with a bull splayed across it that suggests yet another of Picasso's varied visual sources.

    Upper Broadway's Buried Treasures

  • And in almost all of the lusterware there's the constant reminder of the debt owed to the 12th - and 13th-century Persian ceramic tradition.

    Upper Broadway's Buried Treasures

  • “That is genuine lusterware, straight from St. Louis.”

    A GIFT OF LOVE

  • “That is genuine lusterware, straight from St. Louis.”

    A GIFT OF LOVE

  • Many beautiful glazes can be obtained in reduction firing, so it is widely used for decorative stoneware, and for lusterware.

    3. Temperature ranges and requirements

  • Hawkins wondered about the number two kiln — a reduction fire on a load of lusterware mugs.

    Science Fiction Hall of Fame

  • Anavian booth, a small lusterware fragment from the 12th or 13th century features a drawn noblewoman whose face shows Mongolian influences.

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  • Anavian booth, a small lusterware fragment from the 12th or 13th century features a drawn noblewoman whose face shows Mongolian influences.

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  • The pink and white lusterware pitchers were a gift from a man whose son she helped get into a better school.

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