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pottery decorated with various colors of slip, a thin mixture of clay and water. Slip may form a design on a contrasting background, or lines may be scratched through a coating of slip to show the color beneath, in the style called graffito. The decorated plates of the Pennsylvania Germans are good examples of slipware. Great beauty in decoration achieved through the use of slip may be seen on Greek pottery.
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Skinner died in 1926, Smith therefore believes that these equestrian tiles were all made in the mid-1920s, during what he calls Leach's 'best' slipware period.
The dinner plate that turned out to be a PS100,000 record-breaker; the 1929 vase by French designer Rene Lalique, which was worth PS26,000; and the 17th-century Slipware cup, bought for PS500 at auction, which was worth 100 times as much
The dinner plate that turned out to be a PS100,000 record-breaker; the 1929 vase by French designer Rene Lalique which was worth PS26,000, and the 17th century Slipware cup bought for PS500 at auction which was worth 100 times as much
The prized item in the sale is a slipware dish from 1675 made by English potter Ralph Toft, which could sell for around pounds 150,000.
Experts told him it was a rare 17th-century Slipware cup, known as a tyg.
Two English slipware mugs (Figure 2) have decoration of combed white and brown slip.
1545-51), its provisional attribution to Mantua surprises since Renaissance pottery production at that center appears to be nearly wholly limited to incised slipware and rather undistinguished tin-glazed wares.
It launched two major collections -- Slipware and Hopscotch -- at recent gift shows and plans to introduce four more patterns sometime this year.
We create traditional styles from a local red Pennsylvania clay, decorating it in traditional methods that are called slipware [redware objects coated with liquid clays of contrasting colors] and sgraffito, which means scratch decoration," explains Foltz.
Later Pennsylvania Dutch sgraffito, pottery in which a design is etched through the surface coating to show the layer beneath, and slipware bore short verses like the following:
Celebrated for its outstanding collection of paintings, the collection is much more: works by Cezanne, Matisse, Chardin, Tintoretto, Goya, El Greco, Miro, Renoir, Pascin, Demuth, Degas, De Chirico, Cassat, and Picasso; sculpture by Renoir, Modigliani and Lipschitz; 14th to 18th century religious art; 18th and 19th century Santos (a Hispanic form of religious sculpture); 18th century American decorative arts including redware and slipware, furniture, floor and mantel clocks, hand blown glass and signed pewter, tin and copper; Greek, Roman, and Egyptian antiquities; and 15th to 17th century illustrated manuscript pages from Germany, France, and Persia.
While Gurcharan Singh was best known for his production of Delhi Blue, which was a vivid blue pottery, he also experimented with other glazes such as eggshell white, grey and white and grey slipware, using contrast in textures to great effect (figure 6).