Origin of faienceFr, after Faenza, Italy, original place of its manufacture
- Earthenware decorated with colorful opaque glazes.
- A moderate to strong greenish blue.
Origin of faienceFrench faïence after Faïence , Faenza, Italy
Moroccan faience plate
OriginSee also: faïence
- The history of Kito warewhich, being for the most part faience, belongs to an entirely different category from the Hizen porcelains K -~ spoken of aboveis the history of individual ceramists 10 0.
- Okamuia Yasutaro, commonly called Shozan, produces specimens which only a very acute connoisseur can distinguish from the work of Nomura Ninsei; Tanzan Rokuros half-tint enamels and soft creamy glazes would have stood high in any epoch; Taizan YOhei produces Awata faience not inferior to that of former days; Kagiya SObei worthily supports the reputation of the KinkOzan ware; Kawamoto Eijiro has made to the order of a well-known KiOto firm many specimens now figuring in foreign collections as old masterpieces; and ItO TOzan succeeds in decorating faience with seven colors sons couverte (black, green, blue, russetred, tea-brown, purple and peach), a feat never before accomplished.
- 7.-Faience Figure Of The Goddess, With Serpent Attributes, Cnossus.
- Certain Cretan coffins, and the faience industry of Cnossus.
- Industry especially attained a high state of development; rich garments were embroidered, and glass, pastes, faience, &c., were manufactured.