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The Encyclopedia of Ceramics - Primary Source Edition
William Percival Jervis
No preview available - 2014
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Page 235 - It has grown with the growth, and strengthened with the strength of the colony and state.
Page 436 - Art, at the end of the sixteenth and the beginning of the seventeenth centuries...
Page 236 - Fusiyama is a most modest unpretending little hut, adorned with a few gods in lava, and some common tinsel ornaments. Here the devout lay their offerings upon the altar, and in return have their garments stamped with strange figures and devices, in token of their having accomplished their pilgrimage. Great virtue is attached to these stamps, particularly for the cure of cutaneous diseases, and their number is only limited by the size of the garment and the extent of the fee.
Page 583 - Let the wealthy and great Roll in splendor and state I envy them not, I declare it I eat my own lamb My...
Page 432 - His scattered leaves, long forgotten, and at last collected, form two volumes, real treasures of human wisdom, divine piety, and eminent genius, as well as of great simplicity, vigor, and copiousness of style. It is impossible, after reading them, not to consider the poor potter one of the greatest writers of the French language. Montaigne is not more free and flowing; Jean Jacques Rousseau is scarcely more graphic ; neither does Bossuet excel him in poetical power.
Page 598 - Potworks there already, and have at this time an agent amongst us hiring a number of our hands for establishing new Pottworks in South Carolina ; having got one of our insolvent Master Potters there to conduct them.
Page 249 - Romans, not only prove the early use of glazing, but also exhibit in the present day many of the noblest efforts of the potter's art." It is true that on the Greek, Etruscan, and Roman pottery a subdued and hardly apparent glazing was applied to the surface of the pieces, but it is so slight as to leave a barely appreciable effect upon the eye, beyond that which...
Page 226 - ... coloring is commonplace, not to say disagreeable even; blue, crude opaque yellow, and orange tints, and bright verdigris green, are the dominant hues, and are scattered over the pieces in full, unbroken masses, the yellow especially meeting the eye at the first glance. In the unsigned pieces, before...