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lead glaze

[led]
noun Ceramics.
  1. a siliceous glaze containing lead oxide as a flux.
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Origin of lead glaze

First recorded in 1835–45
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  • This lead-glaze was soft, but it had a sort of metallic, iridescent lustre, which is one of its peculiarities and beauties.

    Pottery and Porcelain, from early times down to the Philadelphia exhibition of 1876

    Charles Wyllys Elliott