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Slab-built

Scope note

A technique of forming pottery by hand, in which a mass of wet clay is flattened to a slab with a rolling pin. The slab may be beaten into various shapes, joined to other slabs with slip, or paddled over a wood form. MAYER

This term has 11 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Technique

Getty AAT term number

300053905

Broader Terms used

<pottery forming techniques>

Created

11yrs ago

Connected records

Jug

Maker(s)

Potter: Reynolds, Petra

Pillow

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Vase

Maker(s)

Potter: Auld, Ian

Vase

Maker(s)

Potter: Fournier, Sheila

Pot

Maker(s)

Potter: Leach, Janet

Vessel

Maker(s)

Potter: Auld, Ian

Box and lid

Maker(s)

Potter: Frith

Tool

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Tea caddy

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified Staffordshire Pottery (Probably)

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