Fritware with glaze
Diameter of mouth: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.); Overall: 48.2 cm (19 in.); Diameter of base: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)
Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust 1915.665
Where fine clay was unavailable, potters made a paste out of ground quartz, clay, and glass. When fired, the paste created a compact white material called fritware that approximated the appearance of porcelain.
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