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A common decorative technique for clay bodies, associated especially with faience and similar soft-paste earthenwares was underglaze painting.
The art of making porcelain was one of those in which Europe had been excelled by oriental nations; but for many years past earthenwares have been made in different parts of Europe, so like the oriental, that they have acquired the name of porcelain.
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"Yes, we have now finished with the potteries and earthenwares -- at least for the present, and we shall begin on porcelain, the great art-work of the Chinese."
For a long time, as the early papers assure us, crates of Queen's ware and the coarser brown earthenwares, as well as quantities of stone-china continued to be shipped to America, and advertised for sale.
Holland was turning out its Delft ware; Italy its glazed terra-cotta; and France its Henri Deux and other enameled earthenwares, in the Low
Now C.C. ware (an abbreviation for cream-colored) is one of the cheapest of the white earthenwares.
The term serves to cover those opaque earthenwares which are fired until vitrification or an external glassing results.
Della Robbia earthenwares are so fresh and beautiful and so decorative that even in Luca's time there were immediately in great request.