This is a temporary firing process to reduce the risk of breakage by evaporating the water in the dough and removing impurities, and to gain water absorption and durability by firing. The firing process varies depending on the kiln environment, but it takes about 10 hours at around 900℃.
Regular Firing
After the glazing process is completed, the dough is fired at a higher temperature than unglazed, about 1300℃ for about 12 hours. The purpose of this firing is to coat the dough with glaze and make it strong enough to be used as tableware by eliminating the coloration and water absorption of the underglaze and glaze due to chemical reactions during the firing process.
Main firing of overglaze painting (Akae kiln)
This is the process of applying decoration, such as overglaze painting, to the fabric after the main firing and obtaining coloration by low-temperature firing at around 800℃. In modern times, electric kilns are used for firing.

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