Definition Of petuntse

noun

a type of weathered volcanic tuff used to make Chinese porcelain.

Other fusible materials were added: the mineral sericite (a type of mica called petuntse ) by the Chinese, alabaster by the Böttger workshop.

Example Of petuntse

  • Other fusible materials were added: the mineral sericite (a type of mica called petuntse ) by the Chinese, alabaster by the Böttger workshop.

  • The proportions of kaolin and petuntse in hard-paste porcelain may vary.

  • Unlike earthenware and stoneware, porcelain is basically made from a mixture of two ingredients - kaolin and petuntse .