The Nantgarw Porcelain Body

  • Howell G. M. EdwardsEmail author


The composition and formulation of the Nantgarw china body and incorrect recipes given in the literature are discussed against the true composition as revealed by Samuel Walker to Taylor in the 1840s. The role of the components in the high temperature chemistry operating in the kilns is discussed and evaluated against alternative procedures and materials.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, Faculty of Life SciencesUniversity of BradfordBradfordUK

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