leather-hard

   In ceramics, a state in which clay has lost moisture to evaporation, but has not yet completely hardened; clay damp enough to be joined to other pieces with scoring and slip. Also see greenware, krater, kylix, lekythos, vase, and vessel.

Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.

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