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Slipware by David Barker

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Slipware has been one of the most popular types of pottery in Britain since its introduction over four centuries ago. By the seventeenth century the decoration of pottery with slip, or clay mixed to a creamy consistency, had become widespread and the technique was perfected by the potters of England and Wales. Although confined largely to the lower end of the social spectrum, their simple but lively decoration, together with their relatively low price, guaranteed their place amongst the domestic wares of families for almost three centuries. This book is the perfect introduction to the variety of slipware designs in England and Wales, explaining the industry by which it is produced, and highlighting some of the most important centres of production in the country.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780747802211
ISBN-10: 0747802211
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 149mm x 3mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 30-Sep-1993
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David Barker

David Barker is Keeper of Archaeology at the City Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, which houses one of the world's greatest collections of ceramics. He specialises in the archaeological study of Staffordshire ceramics and is responsible for a large collection of excavated pottery from Stoke-on-Trent. He has published many papers and reports on the subject, together with the critically acclaimed book William Greatbatch - a Staffordshire Potter.

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