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Biscuit

Scope note

Unglazed porcelain or earthenware that has been fired only once; generally producing a grainy texture; frequently used for modeling ornament or making small statues, dolls, or vessels. Distinct from "parian (porcelain)" which is silky in texture and marblelike in appearance.

This term has 18 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Material
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Getty AAT term number

3000242297

Broader Terms used

ceramic

Created

12yrs ago

Connected records

Bowl

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Plate

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Cup

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Dish

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Libation cup

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Box

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Water pot

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Dish

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Bowl

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Water dropper

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Censer

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Censer

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Wine pot

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Libation cup

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Production: Unknown

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