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Chinese Wares Kiln : a specialized oven or furnace used for industrial processes such as firing clay for pottery or bricks and for drying materials such as hops or timber. Glaze: a coating applied to pottery to seal and decorate the surface; it may be colored, transparent, or opaque, and glossy or matte. Slip : liquefied clay Porcelain : hard, translucent ceramic material (western definition) Porcelain : a ware in which glaze coalesces with the body and when stuck with a hard instrument, produces a clear, resonant tone (Chinese definition).
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After the development of high fired ware in the late Tang dynasty improvements continued to be made in refinement and control of glazes. There became standard types of wares named after the village or district where they were made. Sometimes a single kiln produced more than one kind of ware.
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Yue Ware: gray stoneware; it has a transparent or semi- translucent gray-green glaze, low-relief carving and incising of designs into the clay before the glaze was applied. Sometimes referred to as
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2011 for the course ART 105 taught by Professor Singh-bischofberger during the Spring '11 term at East Los Angeles College.

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