Monday, September 28, 2015

Terms of the Day for September 28

  • Kendi – an earthenware flask with a neck and spout, usually for drinking water.
  • Celadon – a green glaze used in pottery, invented in China and widely adopted in Thailand, produced by the reaction of differing amounts of iron oxide in the solution to a burning atmosphere.
  • Sawankhalok – a city and kiln site in Thailand that produced ceramics in high quantities during the Sukhothai and Ayutthaya periods.
  • Finial –  an architectural device, typically carved in stone and employed decoratively to emphasize the apex of a gable or any of various distinctive ornaments at the top, end, or corner of a building or structure.

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