Ceramic Pieces

Ceramics: How can you identify a ceramic piece that has been Raku fired?

In other words, how can you tell Raku fired piece from a traditional ceramic?

A combination of things
Tap the piece the sound will not be as high as a high fired piece

A lot of potters use some metallic glazes on raku

Look for a lot of crazing - small cracks - could be accented in black.- Some pieced are pulled from thr kiln and rapidly cooled then reduced in a trash bucket filled with burnable material that the hot piece is put in.

A test that can damage the piece is to see if it will hold water - a lot of raku can't It wasn't fired high enough

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Vintage Hull Brown Drip Sitting Duck on Nest 2 Piece Casserole Dish USA
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Hand Painted Porcelan Platter Very Nice piece 7 x 11
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Beautiful HAVILAND AND CO Soup Plates Rococo Decoration w Gilding 4 Pieces
Beautiful HAVILAND AND CO Soup Plates Rococo Decoration w Gilding 4 Pieces
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SHELLEY Fine Bone China Salad Plates REGENCY Pattern w Gold Edge 4 Pieces
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SHELLEY Fine Bone China Salad Plates FLUTED Pattern w Gold Edge 4 Pieces
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Liberty Blue Dinner Set 1776 Bicentennial Blue Staffordshire Plus Bonus Pieces
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Imoco Fine China Stratford five piece place setting pattern 1188
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Wedgwood China COLUMBIA BLACK 5 Piece Place Settings Very Good
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VINTAGE FRANKOMA Prairie Green Lazy Bones One Piece Salt  Pepper Shakers 1953
VINTAGE FRANKOMA Prairie Green Lazy Bones One Piece Salt Pepper Shakers 1953
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2 PIECE PFALTAGRAFF LATTE LRG 11 1 4 DINNER PLATES HAND PAINTED CREAM TAN BRN
2 PIECE PFALTAGRAFF LATTE LRG 11 1 4 DINNER PLATES HAND PAINTED CREAM TAN BRN
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3 PIECE HAND PAINTED NIPPON SALT PEPPER  HANDLED TRAY WHITE  GOLD NICE SIGNED
3 PIECE HAND PAINTED NIPPON SALT PEPPER HANDLED TRAY WHITE GOLD NICE SIGNED
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MEITO CHINA OGDEN FLORA HAND PAINTED 29 PIECES Plates Serving Platter bowls
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Lustreware Japan Melon Shaped Condiment Service Underplate Bowl Lid
Lustreware Japan Melon Shaped Condiment Service Underplate Bowl Lid
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SANGO OXFORD BLUE HEAVEN 532 6 PIECE SETTING SHIPS IN 1 DAY
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PFALTZGRAFF RARE OLD KEYSTONE P MARK PEAR SERVING DISH NICE PIECE
PFALTZGRAFF RARE OLD KEYSTONE P MARK PEAR SERVING DISH NICE PIECE
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Fiesta Sugar  Creamer Set w tray Persimmon 4 pieces retired Fiestaware
Fiesta Sugar Creamer Set w tray Persimmon 4 pieces retired Fiestaware
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Pfaltzgraff USA HEIRLOOM Christmas 8 Piece Home Warming Set
Pfaltzgraff USA HEIRLOOM Christmas 8 Piece Home Warming Set
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Haviland Aster Dor Pattern 3 Piece Tea Coffee Set Creamer  Sugar Bowl
Haviland Aster Dor Pattern 3 Piece Tea Coffee Set Creamer Sugar Bowl
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Denby Pottery AZURE Four Piece Place Setting Discontinued
Denby Pottery AZURE Four Piece Place Setting Discontinued
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Vintage Ucagco Ceramics 3 Piece Set 2 Teir Snack Tray Vase Serving Dish VGC
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Wedgwood Verona 5 Piece Place Setting NEW
Wedgwood Verona 5 Piece Place Setting NEW
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2 PIECE PFALTZGRAFF TEA ROSE LRG 10 1 4 DINNER PLATES USA CREAM CLEARANCE
2 PIECE PFALTZGRAFF TEA ROSE LRG 10 1 4 DINNER PLATES USA CREAM CLEARANCE
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BERNARDAUD LIMOGES FRANCE POMPADOUR FIVE PIECE PLACE SETTING
BERNARDAUD LIMOGES FRANCE POMPADOUR FIVE PIECE PLACE SETTING
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3 Pieces Homer Laughlin Hudson Creamer Sugar Bowl Small Serving Tray
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Unique Ugly Pottery or clay 1 Piece Cup And Saucer Egg Cup Hand painted
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Unique Ugly Pottery or clay 1 Piece Cup And Saucer Egg Cup Hand painted
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Heinrich Germany Porcelain Goblet with Saucer  14 pieces 7 goblets
Heinrich Germany Porcelain Goblet with Saucer 14 pieces 7 goblets
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Fiesta 4 Piece Place Setting Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin NIB
Fiesta 4 Piece Place Setting Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin NIB
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Royal Doulton H2907 Three Piece Tea Set
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3 PIECES OF POTTERY
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