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  • glazed earthenware decorated with opaque colors

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  • glazed earthenware decorated with opaque colors

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  • Faience: ceramics of Ancient Egypt and the Indus Valley, see Egyptian faience. Faience or faïence (/faɪˈɑːns/ or /feɪ-/; French: [fajɑ̃s]) is the conventional
  • Quimper faience: Quimper faience is produced in a factory near Quimper, in Brittany, France. Since 1708, Quimper faience ("faïence" in French) is painted by hand, and
  • Öttingen–Schrattenhofen faience: Öttingen–Schrattenhofen faience refers to a special type of tin-glazed faience from Bavaria, Germany, in Rococo style. It was popular during the 18th and
  • Egyptian faience: Egyptian faience is a sintered-quartz ceramic displaying surface vitrification which creates a bright lustre of various colours, with blue-green being
  • Luneville Faience: Luneville Faience is one of the most famous French pottery manufacturers. It has been located in Lunéville, Lorraine, France since 1730. Jacques
  • California Faience: California Faience was a pottery studio in Berkeley, California in existence from to 1915-1959. It produced tile, decorative vases, bowls, jars and trivets

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