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The variety of glazing techniques can be seen in this assortment of small bottle vases. On-glazing MTT 35 (Maker: Mattson), under- glaze slips MTT 47 (Maker: Mattson), blending of two glazes MTT 178 (Maker: Mattson) and the stenciling of a slip pattern HLD 14 (Maker: Hildegarde Fried Dreps) and MSC 12 (Maker: Unknown). MSC 12 (Maker: Unknown) has a hand lettered cobalt blue seal on the bottom dated 1912. It is believed to be the forerunner of the use of the School of Mines seal.

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These are examples of the famed bentonite pottery. (See Case #7 Top for a complete description of bentonite pottery.) HCK 89 (Maker: Huckfield) is believed to have been an early test of the bentonite glazing process.