Definition of Slipware

1. Noun. A type of pottery identified by its primary decorating process where slip is placed onto the dry surface by dipping, painting or splashing. ¹



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Definition of Slipware

1. a type of pottery [n -S] - See also: pottery

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slipware

slipslops
slipsole
slipsoles
slipstick
slipstream
slipstreamed
slipstreaming
slipstreams
slipstring
slipstrings
slipt
slipthrift
slipthrifts
slipup
slipups
slipware (current term)
slipwares
slipway
slipways
slish
slishes
slit-shell
slit lamp
slit microscope
slit pores
slit trench
slit ventricle syndrome
slite
slited

Literary usage of Slipware

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1. Journal by United States Congress Senate, United States, Congress (1905)
"... that it has been handed down in the family from generation to generation, and seems to have hitherto been unknown to writers on old English slipware. ..."

2. Early American Craftsmen by Walter Alden Dyer (1915)
"The slipware is a common red, brown, or buff pottery upon which the decoration was applied in the form of a clay batter poured through a quill and allowed ..."

3. London Past and Present: Its History, Associations, and Traditions by Henry B. Wheatley, Peter Cunningham (1891)
"This ante-room contains a collection of Early English pottery, ranging in date from Norman times to about 1500; a collection of slipware and other glazed ..."

4. Museums Journal by Museums Association (1908)
"... slipware being sold, which is made at various places in the country; but these imitations are so bad that they should not deceive the careful buyer. ..."

5. Proceedings by Cambridge Antiquarian Society (Cambridge, England) (1895)
"11. i2. I Restoration of frying-pan. with fragments ; ilml. . } . J , I i4. Bronze bracelet: p. 27l. i5. Figure in slipware : see p. ..."

6. Managing University Museums by Melanie Kelly (2001)
"... he gave nearly 70 pieces from his personal study collection of pots from Japan, Korea and China as well as examples of traditional English slipware. ..."

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