petuntse

See china stone.

Petuntse

Petuntse (from 白墩子 in pinyin: bai2 dun1 zi0), also spelled petunse, is a historic term for a wide range of micaceous or feldspathic rocks. However, all will have been subject to geological decomposition processes that result in a material which, after processing, is suitable as an ingredient in some ceramic formulations. Petuntse was and con...
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Petuntse

• (n.) Alt. of Petuntze
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petuntse

(from the article `Cookworthy, William`) ...of Georgia. The first soft-paste (artificial) porcelain factories were established about this time. A few years later he discovered the only ... ...the T`ang dynasty ( 618–907). The kind most familiar in the West was not manufactured until the Yüan dynasty ( 1279–1368). It was m...
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