Ceramic ware made in Cortona by Giulio Lucarini using a local ancient glazing technique, "terra sigillata," which uses the original slip as the glaze. A chemical result of the iron in the slip is the bright orange color that emerges during the firing. The pieces are removed from the hot kiln while still glowing and placed in masses of combustible material in order to provide a reducing atmosphere for the glaze, and to stain the exposed body surface with carbon, giving the piece it's black color
"Opera" pottery beaker by Bjørn Wiinblad (1918-2006), was a Danish painter, designer and artist in ceramics, silver, bronze, textiles, and graphics...
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