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White body. Double fired, first to cone 11 (reduced from 1800F up as for copper reds). A thin second layer of the Shino glaze was applied and a second slow-climb firing was done to cone 05, this produced the metallic effect. This is a Malcom Davis glaze (with Redart). Joshua Miller, the creator of this piece, mentors under his father, Victor Miller.
Traditional Japanese high feldspar glazes having cream to orange color flashing or blushing. Potters today seek to emulate the Shino appearance using a wide range of recipes.