Saint-Porchaire faïence

noun

¦saⁿˌpȯr¦sha(a)(ə)r-
: 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

Etymology

from St.-Porchaire, town in western France

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“Saint-Porchaire faïence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Saint-Porchaire%20fa%C3%AFence. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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