Briar Gardner New Zealand Studio Pottery vase of baluster form, fine incised repeating decoration to the top rim, variable pale green glaze with rust red highlights over the terracotta toned body, painted signature and date 1/4/41. Height 11.2 cm
incised. A record of a name, date or inscription, or a decoration scratched into a surface, usually of a glass or ceramic item with a blunt instrument to make a coarse indentation. Compare with engraving where the surface is cut with a sharp instrument such as a metal needle or rotating tool to achieve a fine indentation.
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