A slip of finely sifted clay that originally is of the same color as the clay of the pot.
Another name for slip, now largely obsolete.
see slip, colored.
A colored clay coating decorated and fired onto ceramic product.
A coating of slip applied to the surface of a vessel for decorative purposes or to cover up an imperfection in the vessel's surface.
A slip, usually with colorants added, that is halfway between a clay and a glaze. It is usually brushed over the surface of a pot to harden the surface, change the texture, or alter the color of the clay. It can be fired as is or glazed.
a type of decoration in which white or colored slip, or liquid clay, is applied over the body of the ware.
a slip used to decorate clay, most often applied when the clay is still wet.
A layer of slip applied to ware to change the color or texture of the body. A prepared slip which is half way between a glaze and a clay; contains clay, felspar, flint, a flux, plus colorants.
liquid clay slips that are applied to the surface of either wet clay, leather-hard clay, greenware or bisque ware. Its purpose is varied; it can be added to change the colour or texture of a piece or to prepare it for additional decoration.
A clay and water solution used to paint the decorations onto Attic vases. Engobe is applied to the clay vase before firing, and turns black during the firing process.
A white or coloured coating of slip applied to the clay before glazing for decoration.
Slip - wet fluid clay used for decoration or for covering a base coloured body. This term is most often used to describe coloured slips.
A type of slip applied to damp or bisqued ware to color its surface.
A slip of fine clay used by Greek ceramists to achieve a velvety black surface finish.