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[from Majorca], type of faience usually associated with wares produced in Spain, Italy, and Mexico. The process of making majolica consists of first firing a piece of earthenware, then applying a tin enamel that upon drying forms a white opaque
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majolica

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a type of porous pottery glazed with bright metallic oxides that was originally imported into Italy via Majorca and was extensively made in Italy during the Renaissance
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Stein collection and thirty objects from the holdings of the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA)--various aspects of Italian Renaissance maiolica, including its manufacture, artists, production centers, design, function, patronage, value, and relation to other domestic goods.