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French Renaissance Ceramics

tours three 16th century objects made of the rare "Saint-Porchaire" ware, which is recognized by its richly patterned layer of colorful paste decoration inlaid into a "clay skin." Read what's know about the unique Saint-Porchaire process and view these mysterious Renaissance ceramics. (National Gallery of Art)

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French 16th Century, probably Saint-Porchaire (Deux-Sevres).  'Salt,' c. 1540/1560.  Widener Collection -- 1942.9.353

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