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Syrian copper and enamelled kashkul, decorated in the cuerda seca technique - MS.1110



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Cuerda seca (which translates in Spanish as "dry cord") is a technique used when applying coloured glazes to ceramic surfaces. When different coloured glazes are applied to a ceramic surface, the glazes have a tendency to run together during the firing process. In the cuerda seca technique, the water-soluble glazes are separated on the surface by thin lines of a greasy substance to prevent them running outside of their delineated areas. Such dividing lines are produced by a darker pigment such as manganese carbonate, usually mixed with grease as to produce a dark line around each coloured area. - (MS.1110)

 

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