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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Bavarian Schirnding German Antique China 15 Piece Demitasse Cups Saucers Pot
Bavarian Schirnding German Antique China 15 Piece Demitasse Cups Saucers Pot
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Capodimonte Large center piece 12 x 12 x 15  Vintage
Capodimonte Large center piece 12 x 12 x 15 Vintage
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4 PIECE ROYAL MAIL STAFFORDSHIRE BOWLS AND SAUCER MYOTT VINTAGE
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Noritake Brookhollow 5 Piece Place Setting
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3 Piece Ceramic SORBET TABLETOPS UNLIMITED 2 16oz Pitchers w Tray Pears Grapes
3 Piece Ceramic SORBET TABLETOPS UNLIMITED 2 16oz Pitchers w Tray Pears Grapes
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Franciscan Desert rose 5 piece place setting new with Stickers Attached
Franciscan Desert rose 5 piece place setting new with Stickers Attached
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Ceramic Cherubs Wall Pockets Lot of 2 Matching Blue and White 3 Piece
Ceramic Cherubs Wall Pockets Lot of 2 Matching Blue and White 3 Piece
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Wedgewood Chester Dinnerware Set 62 Piece Dinnerware Set
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Double stacked strainer teapot tea pot 5 piece warmer with stand brown pottery
Double stacked strainer teapot tea pot 5 piece warmer with stand brown pottery
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Mikasa Antique Lace 5 Piece Place Setting Ivory w Gold Trim
Mikasa Antique Lace 5 Piece Place Setting Ivory w Gold Trim
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2 Pieces NORITAKE CHINA 6311 PASADENA Creamer  Sugar Bowl without lid
2 Pieces NORITAKE CHINA 6311 PASADENA Creamer Sugar Bowl without lid
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10 Pieces NORITAKE CHINA 6311 PASADENA ROUND 6 1 2 Bread Plates free shipping
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Vietri Paesano Retired 35 Piece Dinnerware Set
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VINTAGE McCOY BROWN DRIP GLAZE COFFEE CANISTER RARE PIECE ESTATE JEWEL 560
VINTAGE McCOY BROWN DRIP GLAZE COFFEE CANISTER RARE PIECE ESTATE JEWEL 560
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4 Piece Place Setting Folk Craft Duck Animal Pattern by Tienshan
4 Piece Place Setting Folk Craft Duck Animal Pattern by Tienshan
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VTG ARTHUR WOOD PITCHER MADE IN ENGLAND 8 IN TO TIP OF SPOUT REAL NICE PIECE
VTG ARTHUR WOOD PITCHER MADE IN ENGLAND 8 IN TO TIP OF SPOUT REAL NICE PIECE
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Royal Doulton Princeton H5098 Five Piece Setting  2 Extra Plates MINT
Royal Doulton Princeton H5098 Five Piece Setting 2 Extra Plates MINT
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3 PIECE CERAMIC CORDON BLEU Floral BIA FRANCE TEA POT
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Noritake N1595 Nippon Toki Kaisha 11 Piece Tea Set White With Gold VergeTrim
Noritake N1595 Nippon Toki Kaisha 11 Piece Tea Set White With Gold VergeTrim
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McCoy vintage 8 piece dishes 4 plates 2 bowls2 saucers
McCoy vintage 8 piece dishes 4 plates 2 bowls2 saucers
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Aynsley Gold Dowery China Service for 6 30 Pieces
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3 Piece Childs Cup Bowl Plate Set Happy Pig L Katzenstein Porcelain Ceramic
3 Piece Childs Cup Bowl Plate Set Happy Pig L Katzenstein Porcelain Ceramic
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6 PIECE HUTSCHENREUTHER TIRSCHENREUTH GERMANY Baveria 10 Dinner Plates
6 PIECE HUTSCHENREUTHER TIRSCHENREUTH GERMANY Baveria 10 Dinner Plates
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4 PIECE HUTSCHENREUTHER TIRSCHENREUTH GERMANY Baveria Cups
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Antique GDA France CH Field Haviland Limoges China service of 6 plus pieces
Antique GDA France CH Field Haviland Limoges China service of 6 plus pieces
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3 Piece Royal Haeger pottery vintage set vase with sticker
3 Piece Royal Haeger pottery vintage set vase with sticker
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2 Piece Cream  Sugar Limoges France
2 Piece Cream Sugar Limoges France
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Vintage Lusterware Pitchers Creamers 3 pieces
Vintage Lusterware Pitchers Creamers 3 pieces
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Southwest New Mexico Art Pottery Hand Painted Decor 3 Piece Setio
Southwest New Mexico Art Pottery Hand Painted Decor 3 Piece Setio
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Noritake Lila 6506 Platinum Rim 5 Piece Place Setting
Noritake Lila 6506 Platinum Rim 5 Piece Place Setting
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Royal Doulton Japora Serving pieces lot of 3 platter casserole pasta dish
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Johann Haviland Bavaria Fine China Blue Garland Salad Plate Saucer Set 3 Pieces
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CERAMIC NAME PIECE CASA DE CLARKE CLARK HOME OF CLARKE
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Gien TAMARIN Espresso Cup  Saucer 12 Piece Service for Six Jungle Plants New
Gien TAMARIN Espresso Cup Saucer 12 Piece Service for Six Jungle Plants New
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Vintage 60s MIKASA L9050 BLACK CHINA 3 PIECE SET TEACUP SAUCER
Vintage 60s MIKASA L9050 BLACK CHINA 3 PIECE SET TEACUP SAUCER
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Vintage 8 Piece COALPORT English Bone China Miniature Tea Set Ming Rose
Vintage 8 Piece COALPORT English Bone China Miniature Tea Set Ming Rose
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Vintage 10 Piece Crown Staffordshire Miniature Mini Tea Set Green Daisys
Vintage 10 Piece Crown Staffordshire Miniature Mini Tea Set Green Daisys
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Vintage 3 Piece Wedgwood Blue Jasperware Miniature Creamer and Lidded Sugar
Vintage 3 Piece Wedgwood Blue Jasperware Miniature Creamer and Lidded Sugar
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 Vintage Fiestaware Bread Butter Plates and Saucers 12 Pieces Excellent
Vintage Fiestaware Bread Butter Plates and Saucers 12 Pieces Excellent
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Viintage 10 Piece Wedgwood Blue Jasperware Miniature Tea Coffee Set with Plate
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