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Morphology The form and structure of a ceramic object or one of its parts.
Neck The (usually) narrower part that leads from the body of the vase to the mouth.
Foot The base or bottom of a vase that meets the floor.
Shoulder The part of the vase where the vessel transitions from the body to the neck
Handle The part of the vase used to grip; attached to an object for using or moving the object.
Body This is the main part of the vase. It is usually the largest part.
Lip The very edge of the mouth of the vase or vessel.
Plastic Easily workable clay
Slip Liquid clay
Greenware Bonedry; completely dry, no longer workable, no moisture left in clay
Bisqueware Clay that has been fired in a kiln but is still porous; clay has vitrified
Leather Hard Partially dry but still able to carve, attach decorative pieces, handles, etc.
Mouth The opening at the top of a vase.
Flange The part of the lid that fits into the box or pot.
Created by: lfederici