Reference Entry

Faience (i)

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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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. This material is sometimes also referred to as ‘composition’ or, if unglazed, as Frit.

Reference Entry.  64 words. 

Subjects: Art

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