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Lusterware is a type of pottery or porcelain with a metallic sheen that gives the effect of iridescence, produced by metallic oxides and an overglaze finish A man shapes pottery as it turns on a wheel. ... A rare Dresden porcelain figurine Porcelain is a type of hard semi-translucent ceramic generally fired at a higher temperature than glazed earthenware, or stoneware pottery. ... Hot metal work from a blacksmith In chemistry, a metal (Greek: Metallon) is an element that readily forms ions (cations) and has metallic bonds, and metals are sometimes described as a lattice of positive ions (cations) in a cloud of electrons. ... The iridescence of the Blue Morpho butterfly wings. ... An oxide is a chemical compound of oxygen with other chemical elements. ... Painting technique Glaze is a term for painting with a transparent medium. ...


This style was popular with and likely invented by Persian potters in the 9th century. The Persian Empire is the name used to refer to a number of historic dynasties that have ruled the country of Persia (Iran). ... ( 8th century - 9th century - 10th century - other centuries) Events Beowulf might have been written down in this century, though it could also have been in the 8th century Reign of Charlemagne, and concurrent (and controversially labeled) Carolingian Renaissance in western Europe Viking attacks on Europe begin Oseberg ship burial The...


Lusterware was also produced during the reign of the Fatimids in Egypt in the 10th and 12th centuries. While the production of lusterware continued in the Middle East, it spread to Europe—first to Spain and then to Italy, where it was sometimes used to enhance majolica. The technique became popular in England during the 19th century, where it was used by Josiah Wedgwood and Josiah Spode in the Midlands, and at Sunderland in the North East. The Fatimid or Fatimid Caliphate is the Ismaili Shiite dynasty that ruled North Africa from A.D. 909 to 1171. ... ( 9th century - 10th century - 11th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 10th century was that century which lasted from 901 to 1000. ... (11th century - 12th century - 13th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 12th century was that century which lasted from 1101 to 1200. ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... World map showing location of Europe Europe is geologically and geographically a peninsula, forming the westernmost part of Eurasia. ... Majolica is earthenware with a white tin glaze, decorated by applying colorants on the raw glazed surface. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831 377/km² Ethnicity... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... Josiah Wedgwood Josiah Wedgwood (July 12, 1730 – January 3, 1795) was an English potter, credited with the industrialisation of the manufacture of pottery. ... Josiah Spode (23 March 1733 - 1797) was an English potter. ... The midlands of a territory are its central regions. ... Sunderland Lustreware Several potteries were located along the banks of the River Wear in Sunderland in the Nineteenth Century. ... North East England is one of the regions of England. ...


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A treasury of Spanish lusterware in New York City Magazine Antiques - Find Articles (883 words)
Rather, it is an example of Spanish lusterware made in Andalusia in the second half of the fourteenth century.
Lusterware is a type of maiolica ornamented with gold- or copper-colored decoration made from metallic oxides.
Lusterware continued to be made and treasured in Spain, but was thenceforth largely ignored elsewhere.
lusterware: Definition and Much More from Answers.com (672 words)
Lusterware is a type of pottery or porcelain with a metallic sheen that gives the effect of iridescence, produced by metallic oxides and an overglaze finish.
Lusterware was also produced during the reign of the Fatimids in Egypt in the 10th and 12th centuries.
The technique became popular in England during the 19th century, where it was used by Josiah Wedgwood and Josiah Spode in the Midlands, and at Sunderland in the North East.
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