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  • mezza majolica — majolica also spelled  Maiolica,         in pottery, an earthenware body dipped into clay slip and covered with a lead glaze, superficially resembling true majolica, or tin glazed earthenware. In German it is sometimes known as halb fayence… …   Universalium

  • Mezza majolica — Mez za ma*jol i*ca [It. See {Mezzo}; {Majolica}.] (Ceramics) Italian pottery of the epoch and general character of majolica, but less brilliantly decorated, esp. such pottery without tin enamel, but painted and glazed. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mezza majolica — |metsə , edzə , ezə noun Etymology: Italian mezza maiòlica, literally, half majolica : early Italian earthenware resembling majolica but whitened with a clay slip under a lead glaze and partly decorated in sgraffito …   Useful english dictionary

  • pottery — /pot euh ree/, n., pl. potteries. 1. ceramic ware, esp. earthenware and stoneware. 2. the art or business of a potter; ceramics. 3. a place where earthen pots or vessels are made. [1475 85; POTTER1 + Y3] * * * I One of the oldest and most… …   Universalium

  • Kerāmik — (Kerameutik, griech., von kéramos, Töpferton; hierzu Tafel »Keramik I u. II«), Töpferkunst oder Tonbildnerei, die Kunst, aus Ton Gefäße, Figuren, Reliefs, Kacheln, Platten u. dgl. herzustellen. Über das dabei zu beobachtende technische Verfahren… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Maiolica — Majolikabecher aus Mexiko Papagei mit Maske, 1915 von Joseph Wackerle entworfen, hergestellt in der …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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