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Cuerda seca

Scope note

Decoration technique in which outlines are drawn on the surface of wares (especially tiles) with a greasy substance colored with manganese, allowing glazes of several colors to be used without intermingling; the grease disappears during firing; found primarily in Iberia.

This term has 8 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Object name

Getty AAT term number

300053916

Broader Terms used

<pottery glazing techniques>

Term used for

cord, dry
dry cord

Created

11yrs ago

Connected records

Tile

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

Tile

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown (Uncertain)

Tile

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

Tile

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

Tile

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

Tile

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Uncertain)

Tile

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Uncertain)

Tile

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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