Definitions for "Maiolica"
Italian tin-glazed pottery, usually colourfully decorated
General term for tin-glazed earthenware decorated with oxides painted on to the unfired glaze (q.v., underglaze). Used specifically in the nineteenth century for moulded earthenware with relief pattern decorated with coloured glazes or majolica painting. (Freestone, see box, p.117)
highly decorated earthenware with a glaze of tin oxide