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Largish Red/Orange Beach Jar

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Largish Red/Orange Beach Jar

Post  mike67 on Sun 2 Oct - 15:50

Similar to Maryr's tea jar in the gallery but no lettering. Incredibly bright glaze!
17.5 cm tall and 14 cm across the belly.


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Re: Largish Red/Orange Beach Jar

Post  Maryr on Mon 3 Oct - 14:40

That is beautiful Mike. I still haven't managed to find out which of these orange glazes are uranium and which are lead - and I understand that the temperature in the kiln has a lot to do with how shiny they turn out. Can any of you potters out there help me with these questions?
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Post  Ev on Mon 3 Oct - 20:42

Sharon told me that the Uranium glaze was a dull matt orange and when they were unable to get any more they used Lead to replace it and it turned out to be a bright shiny orange.  Her canister set all had the Lead glaze on them.
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Re: Largish Red/Orange Beach Jar

Post  mike67 on Tue 4 Oct - 13:19



So lead on the right and uranium on the left. Both feel handpotted and the orange flat glazed small pot is terracotta and twice the weight. Both small just a bit bigger than mustard pot size.
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