Translation of faience in Spanish:


cerámica vidriada y decorada, n.

Pronunciation /faɪˈɑns//fʌɪˈɑːns//fʌɪˈɑːɒ̃s//feɪˈɑns/


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    cerámica vidriada y decorada feminine
    • Tin-glazed earthenware, or faience, was introduced in the early sixteenth century in imitation of Chinese porcelain to France, Germany and the Netherlands, and by mid-century it had arrived in England.
    • Now she finds her eye drawn to French faience, a type of glazed earthenware.
    • The turquoise colour of British faience results from using a copper-based colourant for the glaze.
    • An assortment of vases and faience was displayed on a built-in shelf that circled the rotunda.
    • Given the scarcity of examples of bird painting on Niderviller faience or porcelain, it is impossible to say what Gerverot's birds may have looked like.