Ceramic - Pottery Dictionary

by Susan Mussi




Lambeth was a town outside London and now is a district of London itself. It became famous in the late 17th century for its Majolica method of decorating ceramics and at that time this method was known as Lambeth. In England it is now known under two other names; Delftware, as it was believed it came to England from the town of Delft in the Netherlands and Majolica, its original Spanish name and the name it is known by in the United States.
Read more about: Majolica: 2b – History in Spain