For her, the temptations of old brass, mezzo-tints, and Italian majolica—Fourth Avenue generally—simply did not exist.
First Room contains a collection of majolica from the Cini family.
Venice had majolica factories at least as early as 1520, and probably half a century before that date.
Some majolica vases, with coiled snake handles, were very creditable.
A plate is furnished each place, large enough to contain the majolica plate for raw oysters.
Ferrari believes that the use of majolica, as well as the name, came from Majorca, which the ancient writers called majolica.
One cabinet was full of Murano glass of delicate shape and colour, of porcelain dishes, and majolica from Faenza or Gubbio.
A precisely similar style of decoration is employed on many household vessels of earthen-ware or majolica.
There was gilt in the railing, and tall lanky palms stood about in majolica pots.
Some small plaques of majolica were also exhibited, of careful workmanship and tasteful ornamentation.
Italian glazed pottery, 1550s, from Italian Majolica, 14c. name of island now known as Majorca in the Balearics, from Latin maior (see major (adj.)); so called because it is the largest of the three islands. The best pottery of this type was said to have been made there.