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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Noritake Ontario 5 piece Place Setting Near Mint Condition Multiple Available
Noritake Ontario 5 piece Place Setting Near Mint Condition Multiple Available
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Pfaltzgraff Juniper Coffee Mug and Saucer set of 4 8 Piece NOS
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VINTAGE 11 PIECE YELLOW CHILDRENS TEA SET FOR 2 W GOLD HAND PAINTED DECORATION
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Antique Limoges TV Toast Rack Beautiful Condition Green  Gold RARE PIECE
Antique Limoges TV Toast Rack Beautiful Condition Green Gold RARE PIECE
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Fornasetti Vintage Smoking Set 3 Piece Ashtray Lighter Signed Black White Check
Fornasetti Vintage Smoking Set 3 Piece Ashtray Lighter Signed Black White Check
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Vintage Miniature Pottery Collection Grey  Cobalt and White Ceramic Pieces
Vintage Miniature Pottery Collection Grey Cobalt and White Ceramic Pieces
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WHITE CERAMIC 2 PIECE WALNUT TRINKET DISH WITH GOLD RIM MADE IN JAPAN
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Franciscan DESERT ROSE 5 Piece Place Setting 6035215
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5 Vintage Excellent LUSTERWARE Pieces 2 3 X 2 Cups And 3 5 Saucers
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Royal Wentworth Devon 6526 Japan 60 Pieces
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Wholesale Lot Of Blue Willow Transfer ware Odd Pieces Cup Saucers
Wholesale Lot Of Blue Willow Transfer ware Odd Pieces Cup Saucers
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Buffalo Pottery China Restaurant Ware 8 Piece Cup  Saucer Set Box 37
Buffalo Pottery China Restaurant Ware 8 Piece Cup Saucer Set Box 37
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Early American by Harker 8 Piece Floral  Gold Trim Cake Serving Set Box 40
Early American by Harker 8 Piece Floral Gold Trim Cake Serving Set Box 40
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Noritake Japan 619 Maruki Yellow Gold Trim 8 Piece Cup  Saucer Set Box 38
Noritake Japan 619 Maruki Yellow Gold Trim 8 Piece Cup Saucer Set Box 38
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4 Sets Of Royal China Currier and Ives Flat Cup And saucer Sets 8 Pieces
4 Sets Of Royal China Currier and Ives Flat Cup And saucer Sets 8 Pieces
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Noritake SAFARI ROSEWOOD 5 Piece Place Setting 8043 MINT SHOWROOM INVENTORY
Noritake SAFARI ROSEWOOD 5 Piece Place Setting 8043 MINT SHOWROOM INVENTORY
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Mikasa Chetelet Fine China 4 Piece Set Plates Bowl Cup Saucer
Mikasa Chetelet Fine China 4 Piece Set Plates Bowl Cup Saucer
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Shelley Blue Rock English Bone China 6 Piece Breakfast Set Vintage
Shelley Blue Rock English Bone China 6 Piece Breakfast Set Vintage
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Fiesta Ware TURQUOISE 4 Piece Place Setting Dinner Salad Bowl Mug
Fiesta Ware TURQUOISE 4 Piece Place Setting Dinner Salad Bowl Mug
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Three Piece Blue Gold trim Ceramic Coffee Set Coffee Pot Sugar and Creamer
Three Piece Blue Gold trim Ceramic Coffee Set Coffee Pot Sugar and Creamer
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Sintra 340 Four Crown China 44 Piece Set of Japan Dinnerware Set
Sintra 340 Four Crown China 44 Piece Set of Japan Dinnerware Set
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Temp tations RARE Wild Garden Ceramic Bakeware 4 Piece Set
Temp tations RARE Wild Garden Ceramic Bakeware 4 Piece Set
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Set of 75 pieces Royal Doulton Lambethware UPLANDS pattern Incl Rare Items
Set of 75 pieces Royal Doulton Lambethware UPLANDS pattern Incl Rare Items
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Wedgwood Halford Lot of 7 Cup  5 Saucers Lot of 12 Pieces
Wedgwood Halford Lot of 7 Cup 5 Saucers Lot of 12 Pieces
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Noritake American Flowers Lot of 18 Pieces 11 Cups 2 3 4 + 11 Saucers 6 1 4
Noritake American Flowers Lot of 18 Pieces 11 Cups 2 3 4 + 11 Saucers 6 1 4
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Mikasa Carnaby L5765 Lot 8 Pieces Dinner Plate Salad Soup Bowl Cups Saucers
Mikasa Carnaby L5765 Lot 8 Pieces Dinner Plate Salad Soup Bowl Cups Saucers
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Vintage Phoenix Czecho Lusterware 3 Piece Tea Set Peach and White Iridescent
Vintage Phoenix Czecho Lusterware 3 Piece Tea Set Peach and White Iridescent
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Stunning LENOX ETERNAL 3 Piece Place Setting Dinner Salad and Bread Plates
Stunning LENOX ETERNAL 3 Piece Place Setting Dinner Salad and Bread Plates
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Noritake Mavis 5543 Platinum Rim 5 Piece Place Setting Beautiful
Noritake Mavis 5543 Platinum Rim 5 Piece Place Setting Beautiful
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Total 36 Pieces Set Of Six 6 Piece Place Settings Noritake Roseberry 6241
Total 36 Pieces Set Of Six 6 Piece Place Settings Noritake Roseberry 6241
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5 PIECE PLACE SETTING Impressions De Paris DISQUE Primrose
5 PIECE PLACE SETTING Impressions De Paris DISQUE Primrose
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5 Pieces PLATES BOWLS Phillippe Deshoulieres Flowers Of The Field
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12 Piece Metlox Lotus Cup  Saucer Vibrant Green and Sunshine Yellow
12 Piece Metlox Lotus Cup Saucer Vibrant Green and Sunshine Yellow
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Sango sue zipkin the sweet shoppe christmas 2 piece dip mix set in box
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Pottery Barn Pagnossin Ironstone Spa Burgundy Treviso Made In Italy 60 Piece
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New Vietri Italy Old St Nick 2 Piece Covered Butter Dish
New Vietri Italy Old St Nick 2 Piece Covered Butter Dish
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Johnson Brothers WILLOW BLUE 2 Tea Cups and 2 Saucers 4 Piece Serves 2 New
Johnson Brothers WILLOW BLUE 2 Tea Cups and 2 Saucers 4 Piece Serves 2 New
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VINTAGE HP 3 PIECE SET SUGAR CREAMER TRAY THOMAS BAVARIA ROSES ROSENTHAL 1937
VINTAGE HP 3 PIECE SET SUGAR CREAMER TRAY THOMAS BAVARIA ROSES ROSENTHAL 1937
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Noritake 5 piece place setting x7
Noritake 5 piece place setting x7
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