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Lustre Pottery with Alan Caiger-Smith" - is available to buy
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Alan Caiger-Smith slices a newly thrown pot to show the wheel marks inside the vessel. Such marks are a distinctive feature of wheel-thrown ceramics and are preserved when the pot is fired, so that it is possible for us today to see them with the naked eye. This clip also clearly shows the elasticity of the raw clay.
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