Reference Entry

Faience

Edited by Gordon Campbell

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

Published in print January 2007 | ISBN: 9780195300826
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780195325218
Faience

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Term used to describe a material widely employed in antiquity consisting of a sintered-quartz body covered with an alkaline glaze.

Reference Entry.  3784 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE)

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