Category: Potter's Pressers

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In industrial pottery making, a presser would press clay by hand into a mould to make the desired shape of pot, as opposed to other possible methods of shaping it like casting (pouring a mix of clay & water into moulds and sometimes spinning them, till enough clay was stuck to the moulds) or throwing it on a wheel. See

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10 Feb 1886 Jackson County, West Virginia, United States - 21 Jul 1985

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