overglaze decoration


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overglaze decoration

A ceramic or metallic decoration applied and fired on the previously glazed surface of ceramic ware.
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I believe we have neglected the technique of overglaze decoration as a valid and enduring element of the whole ceramic process, despite it being an integral part of the character of Oriental and Islamic ceramics for the last 1000 years, through the marriage of form and surface.
I believe we have neglected the technique of overglaze decoration as a valid and enduring element of the entire ceramics process, despite it being an integral part of the character of Asian and Islamic ceramics for the past 1000 years, through the marriage of form and surface.
Kyoto potters developed a technique of overglaze decoration in raised slip and enamels known as 'moriage' in Japanese, a technique they later taught to the producers of Satsuma wares.
In a room at the back of the hacienda Guevara grabs a large, flat wooden paddle and thoroughly stirs a vat full of tin oxide-based glaze which, when fired, will form the smooth, vitreous, off-white ground for the overglaze decoration.
After being glazed and fired, the porcelain body is elaborately decorated with China's classical ornamentation by means of overglaze decoration of Jingdezhen, or embossed with exaggerated and traditional pattern.
Overglaze decorations almost invariably employ bright, warm colours; often the entire repertoire of coloured enamels is used on a single piece, although certain colours and colour combinations are more common than others.
Overglaze decorations are delicate and should not be placed in the dishwasher.