Definition of Majolica. Meaning of Majolica. Synonyms of Majolica

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Definition of Majolica

Majolica
Majolica Ma*jol"i*ca, n. [It.] A kind of pottery, with opaque glazing and showy, which reached its greatest perfection in Italy in the 16th century. Note: The term is said to be derived from Majorca, which was an early seat of this manufacture. --Heyse.

Meaning of Majolica from wikipedia

- In different periods of time and in different countries the word majolica has been used for two distinct types of pottery. Firstly, from mid-15th century...
- Victorian majolica properly refers to two types of majolica made in the second half of the 19th century in Europe and America. Firstly, and best known...
- French name for ****za, in the Romagna near Ravenna, Italy, where a painted majolica ware on a clean, opaque pure-white ground, was produced for export as early...
- Urbino majolica is majolica type of earthenware made in Urbino, Italy. Urbino has long been a key city in the making of majolica....
- Fielding majolica is pottery made at the Railway Pottery in Stoke on Trent under the proprietorship of Simon Fielding (1827–1906) and Abraham Fielding...
- miles) southeast of Bologna. ****za is home to a historical manufacture of majolica-ware glazed earthenware pottery, known from the name of the town as faience...
- regularly during the 1880s. They specialised in the manufacturing of Victorian majolica and earthenware. In 1900, the company emplo**** over 700 people in the Staffordshire...
- and in Mexico as talavera. In English the spelling was anglicised to majolica but the pronunciation remained usually the same with the long i as in kite...
- quality innovative Victorian majolica and sanitary goods at Cauldon Place, Stoke-upon-Trent in England from 1856. Victorian majolica The Potteries (illustrated)...
- Goldscheider Porcelain Manufactory and Majolica Factory (German: Goldscheider'sche Porzellan-Manufactur und Majolica-Fabrik; later: Goldscheider Keramik)...
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