Saint-Porchaire faïence

\ ¦saⁿˌpȯr¦sha(a)(ə)r- \

Definition of Saint-Porchaire faïence

: a ware of pale buff clay inlaid with elaborate patterns in a darker color made at St.-Porchaire, France in the 16th century

called also Henri Deux faïence, faïence d'Oiron

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History and Etymology for Saint-Porchaire faïence

from St.-Porchaire, town in western France

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“Saint-Porchaire faïence.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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