Behind the scenes at Nicholas Mosse Pottery...

The glue-like slip
Fettling and cleaning
Putting on the handle
Wet Clay or Greenware
The little jug body is dried to a "leather hard" stage, and then a handle is attached to it with a glue-like substance called slip. Small imperfections are fettled and cleared away to make the pot ready for the next stage.
Tidying up