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  • n. Plural form of faience.


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  • The eye gets a sense of what megawealth looked like in ancient times: Behold Egyptian faiences -- colored tiles, and objects that were made from thousand-year-old Egyptian artifacts.

    When Civilization Went Global

  • During this interval she sat in a remarkably pretty boudoir, where there were flowers and faiences and little French pictures, and watched her hostess revolve round the subject in circles the vagueness of which she tried to dissimulate.

    The Bostonians, Vol. II (of II)

  • Additionally, Rookwood's design team, including artist Mike Vallair, will be on hand at the Contemporary Craftsfirms Show to discuss their latest Rookwood art pottery, art tile and architectural faiences with collectors and Arts and Crafts enthusiasts.

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  • Our French Minims deferve to be frequently vifited: no man can help being fond of them, who loves the faiences

    Interesting letters of the late Pope Clement XIV. (Ganganelli.)


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