saltglazed stoneware beer or mead tankard, medieval - 16,91 fl oz (0.5 l)Order number: 67.030
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Traditional mead / beer tankard with handle (knight tankard / medieval tankard).
Brown mug - for mead or other delicious drinks ...
Medieval saltglazed stoneware, made in the traditional process by hand.
The salt-glazed technique is an old handicraft, which in the 13th and 14th centuries. Century has its beginning. After a multi-day firing process, the salt-glazed ceramic is produced at a firing temperature between 1300 ° C and 1350 ° C. Salt is sprinkled into various openings (side and ceiling draw holes) in the furnace combustion chamber. The salt crystals evaporate immediately due to the high heat. The resulting steam combines with the black-red glowing clay to form a silicate, the so-called salt-glazed ceramic is created.
The finished stone product has a semi-gloss to high-gloss surface - depending on where the ceramic is in the oven.
Firing the salt-glazed ceramic is very time-consuming and therefore more expensive than other ceramics or stone ware.
Manufacturing requires a lot of experience and skill. Today, very few potteries deal with the old-fashioned salt-glazed technique.
The saltglazed stone goods are non-toxic, dishwasher and oven safe, acid and alkali resistant. It is completely waterproof and is characterized by its extreme surface hardness.
Each saltglazed - stone ware is a unique piece of traditional German craftsmanship, and therefore has a particularly high value measurement.
The centuries-old tradition - eat and drink like our ancestors: every man's turn ....
Tankard saltglazed - ceramic ware
- Diameter (bottom): approx. 4,13 inch (10.5 cm)
- Diameter (opening): approx. 2,95 inch (7.5 cm)
- Height: about 5,91 inch (15 cm)
- Capacity: approx. 16,91 fl oz (0.5 l)
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