- End of Saxon was Napoleonic Wars and we were flooded with goods and were unable to make our own to sell.
- Also rather than filings coming from Carding Combes the Donyatt Clay has Iron in it.
- There are mistakes in the book about Donyatt Pottery. I find the disagreements so interesting. We just don’t know and may never know but we can take a punt at possibilities.
- The older pottery is simpler. They think the pottery died because they couldn’t compete with the new collars and industrialisation
- Donyatt clay can be fired to stoneware temperatures.
- Donyatt is known for lots of jugs.
- White slip might have come from making pipes but also there is some white clay around Donyatt and this may have been used.
- Pottery made by people with portfolio careers and pottery did not pay on its own.
Pot of the Day Process Gallery
Clay type: White Stoneware
Turned and decorated
Decoration: Turned on the wheel. This is one of my best large bowls to date. I am really getting the hang of even and thin. Centering is still a bit of a problem and I am using too much water
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