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(Ceramics) ceramic ware made to resemble agate or marble
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(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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Similar to Lydions, Thomas Whieldon, who was one of the leading potters of the 18th century, made different coloured clays (white, brown and blue) and mixed them together to produce multi-coloured ceramic vessels that are called 'agateware'.
The Agateware Bowls, 2011, of the exhibition have a looser, slightly more random feel to them and are the beginnings of a new direction for Svendsen.
Embracing slipware, Delftware, creamware, salt-glazed wares, Whieldon-type wares, redware and agateware, highlights include a figurative slipware dish by Ralph Toft, c.