Meaning of slipware in English:


Pronunciation /ˈslɪpwɛː/


mass noun
  • Pottery decorated with slip.

    See slip

    ‘A local historian will be on hand to appraise examples of the pottery's slipware pots and talk about the history of any pieces brought to her.’
    • ‘A piece of 17th or 18th century north Italian slipware pottery was found close to a quay and could provide a date for its use.’
    • ‘Another diagnostic ceramic type is Staffordshire slipware, produced in England from 1670-1795.’
    • ‘More than 500 potters were working here, producing decorated and plain moulded pottery, mostly in the unmistakable red slipware.’
    • ‘Many of the dishes were served in Lebanese slipware bowls decorated with lovely brown and cream glazes.’
    • ‘The concentric borders of the black slipware rhymed with the concentric topographical rings in an aerial photograph of the Roden Crater; the visual connections between micro and macro were implicit.’
    • ‘Its smooth shiny finish recalls the fine black slipware of ancient Etruria, while the globular body and pronounced lip recall Apulian geometric pottery.’
    • ‘The technique for making this marbled slipware is described in a source of 1677 in the ever engrossing notes.’
    • ‘They include English slipware cups, stoneware mugs, German stoneware chamber pots, and locally produced earthenware related to preparing and cooking meals and personal hygiene.’
    • ‘Once we found a slipware owl which was apparently unique but, after the programme, five other owls turned up.’