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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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Mirviss, who first opened her New York gallery in 1977, presents a large, roughly hewn vessel by Matsui Kosei--a leading figure in the revival of neriage (a technique combining coloured clays).
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".