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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Pottery with a metallic sheen produced by adding metallic oxides to the glaze.

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  • Hawkins wondered about the number two kiln — a reduction fire on a load of lusterware mugs.
  • Many beautiful glazes can be obtained in reduction firing, so it is widely used for decorative stoneware, and for lusterware.
  • 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.
  • 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... for more
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