kickwheel

   A potter's wheel which is driven by kicking a revolving cement disk. The major alternative is a wheel driven by an electric motor.

Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.

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  • kickwheel — /kik hweel , weel /, n. a potter s wheel rotated by kicking. [1890 95; KICK + WHEEL] * * * …   Universalium

  • kickwheel — /kik hweel , weel /, n. a potter s wheel rotated by kicking. [1890 95; KICK + WHEEL] …   Useful english dictionary

  • potter's wheel —    A revolving horizontal disk, sometimes called a head, on which clay is shaped manually into pottery vessels. The simplest form of wheel is the kickwheel. To operate it, the potter kicks or propells some form of disk, crank, or treddle in order …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • Mexican ceramics — Woman selling pottery items at the Feria de Texcoco, Texcoco, Mexico State Ceramics and pottery in Mexico date back thousands of years before the Pre Columbian period, when ceramic arts and pottery crafts developed with the first advanced… …   Wikipedia


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