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FAIENCE

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Originally appearing in Volume V10, Page 126 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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FAIENCE, properly the French term for the porzellana di Faenza, a fine kind of glazed and painted earthenware made at Faenza in Italy, hence a term applied generally to all kinds of pottery other than unglazed pottery or porcelain. It is often particularly applied to the translucent earthenware made in Persia (see CERAMICS).
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