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(Ceramics) ceramic ware made to resemble agate or marble


(ˈæg ɪtˌwɛər)

1. enamelware with an agatelike pattern.
2. pottery variegated to resemble agate.
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Noun1.agateware - pottery that is veined and mottled to resemble agate
clayware, pottery - ceramic ware made from clay and baked in a kiln
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One highlight of the book is Inoue's discussion of neriage (Inoue, 2012, p.
David Pottinger's Tall Cylindrical Vessel was something of a tour-de-force for which he had used the neriage technique, the layering of different coloured porcelains which created "linear patterning that suggests both movement and time".
Matsui Kosei (1927-2003) practiced a different style of neriage or marbleised clay.