Palissy ware
Palissy Pal"is*sy, a. Designating, or of the nature of, a kind of pottery made by Bernard Palissy, in France, in the 16th centry. [1913 Webster]

{Palissy ware}, glazed pottery like that made by Bernard Palissy; especially, that having figures of fishes, reptiles, etc., in high relief. See {Palissy}, below. [1913 Webster]


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  • palissy ware — pəˈlisē , |palə|sē noun Usage: usually capitalized P Etymology: after Bernard Palissy died 1589 French potter : a 16th century French pottery decorated with colored glazes laid over embossments and usually with figures (as of fishes or leaves) in …   Useful english dictionary

  • Palissy — is the brand name under which the English firm of A.E. Jones and Sons, of Stoke on Trent, marketed their china and pottery. The name was chosen as a tribute to Bernard Palissy, the famous French potter of the 16th century, creator of Palissy ware …   Wikipedia

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  • Palissy, Bernard — born 1509, St. Avit, France died 1590, Paris French potter and writer. Known for his decorated rustic ware, a type of earthenware covered with coloured lead glazes, he was appointed inventor of rustic pottery to the king and the queen mother in… …   Universalium

  • Saint-Porchaire ware — is a type of pottery or ceramic; a refined white faience ware made for a restricted clientele from the 1520s to the 1540s. It is the earliest very high quality French pottery. Only seventy pieces of this ware survive, all of them well known… …   Wikipedia

  • rustic ware — ▪ pottery       in pottery, creations of the French potter Bernard Palissy (Palissy, Bernard), who from about 1548 produced large earthenware dishes decorated with naturalistic pictures of reptiles, insects, and the like in high relief. The wares …   Universalium

  • Victorian majolica — is earthenware pottery made in 19th century Britain and the USA with molded surfaces and colorful clear lead glazes. HistoryVictorian Majolica was originated by Mintons Ltd, who exhibited it at the Great Exhibition of 1851 under the name Palissy… …   Wikipedia

  • Tin-glazed pottery — is pottery covered in glaze containing tin oxide which is white, shiny and opaque. (See tin glazing.) The pottery body is usually made of red or buff colored earthenware and the white glaze was often used to imitate Chinese porcelain. Tin glazed… …   Wikipedia

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