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

Word History


from St.-Porchaire, town in western France

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“Saint-Porchaire faïence.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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