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  History of Pottery - Study
Where in the world did pottery
develop?


 Many cultures worldwide
How do they think pottery
originated?


 The lining of textile baskets with clay and
  accidental burning
65% of the earth’s crust is made of
____.


 feldspar
What is it called when clay has een
fired to its hardest density?


 Pottery maturity
What is plasticity?


 The ability of clay to bend without breaking
What should be done when
combining clay pieces?


 Scoring and slip
What is the most basic method of
pottery construction?


 Pinch potting
What is quartz inversion


 The realignment of clay into a crystal
  structure
What do we call it when clay
reduces its size twice during the
firing process?

 shrinkage
What type of clay is found in
current streams and deltas?


 sedimentary
What is the chemical name of
clay?


 Alumina hydro slicate
From sandstone, shale, and granite
– which one is feldspar?


 granite
What is the largest pottery project
in history?


 The pottery warriors of Chin Huang Ti
From what country did the oldest
pottery come from?


 Japan
Which country invented the pottery
wheel?


 China
What culture first used glaze on
pottery?


 Egypt
What shape are clay particles?


 Flat plates
What color are ancient deposits of
clay?


 white
Where did burnished ware come
from?


 Middle East
Who used the Wheel throw?


 Chinese
What kind of erosion causes
sedimentary clay deposits?


 water
Why are sedimentary clays more
plastic than residual clays?


 Organic material
How are feldspar broken down to
clay particles?


 erosion
Name the 3 parts of all functional
pottery forms?


 Lip, shoulders, foot
Why do sedimentary clays have
lower firing temperatures?


 Organic material
Residual clay deposits are formed
by what type of erosion?


 glacier
Where did the Stirrup Spout bottle
come from?


 Incan
Where did Geometric Surface
Designs come from?


 Pueblo
Temp. scale derived from clay
made to melt at a certain
temperature

 cone
Rubbing the surface of leather hard
clay to make a smooth shiny
waterproof surface without glaze

 burnishing
Surface application of mineral
colorant


 Under glaze
Roughing/gouging two pieces of
clay before joining


 scoring
Kneading clay into a uniform
consistency to reclaim for pottery
making

 wedging
Clay and water mixed into a paste
form


 slip
Surface application of glass, frit,
and gum arabic


 glaze
List the stages of pottery.


 Baw
 Leather
 Green ware
 Bisque ware
 Glaze ware
What is craft?


 A functional object like a cup or bowl
What is Craft Art?


 Not only functional, but decorative too
  (communion ware, funeral urns)
What is fine art?


 All decorative – no function (sculpture)
Name some qualities of a well
constructed piece of pttery.


 Thin, consistent in thickness
 Well formed lip
 Stable base or foot
 Smooth finish
 Good function

				
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