Haguenau

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Refers to a style of faïence that developed in the 1720s in Haguenau, Bas-Rhin département, Alsace région, northeastern France. It was begun by the Hannong family, who had big ceramics factories in Strasbourg. The style is characterized by distinctive blue and white ware inspired by Chinese porcelains and by pottery with borders of lambrequins imitating wares from Rouen. Later, the style was characterized by more colorful designs.
Haguenau
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024