Examples of pottery in a Sentence
He has collected pottery for years.
She was a painter for years before she discovered pottery.
Recent Examples of pottery from the Web
D.H., Southwest Portland A. Your daughter’s set was manufactured by Henriot pottery, between 1922 and 1968, in Quimper in Brittany in northwest France.
Such structures are unique for humans at this time—a period that predates agriculture or even pottery.
The color had been used for centuries to give glass and pottery brilliant blue finishes, but there was a lot of uncertainty about where exactly the color came from.
Peony’s visual pleasures extend to the interior, decorated with Chinese pottery, brass and vases of silk peonies.
Inside, the namesake pottery is made in Virginia, sold alongside the creations of local artisans and other merchandise including home decor, garden accessories, candles, jewelry, preserves and locally made honey.
Cincinnati’s Rookwood Pottery is one of hundreds of potteries located in Ohio.
The high-society legal battle offers a glimpse into the high-stakes Western art market that’s evolved from California to Manhattan, with many millions of dollars in sales of paintings, sculptures and pottery annually.
Media include paintings, jewelry, photography, metal works, wood crafts, glass pottery, fiber, paper and other materials.
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First Known Use of pottery
POTTERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pottery for English Language Learners
: objects (such as bowls, plates, etc.) that are made out of clay usually by hand and then baked at high temperatures so that they become hard
: the art or activity of making objects out of clay
: a place where potters make objects out of clay
POTTERY Defined for Kids
Definition of pottery for Students
1 : the art or craft of making objects (as dishes and vases) out of clay
2 : objects made from clay that is shaped while moist and hardened by heat
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