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Faenza Garofano Collection
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This classic pattern owes its history to Marco Polo himself, who
supposedly brought it from the Orient to Italy in 1279 (along with
Initially developed in the Italian region of Lombardia, Garofano
later evolved as the world-famous “signature-pattern” from Faenza,
"The City of Ceramics".
No other ceramics-producing city has kept its stoves alight since
the ancient Middle Ages, and in the French version of the name,
“Faience” implies a very prestigious type of ceramics.
Faenza lies 30 miles south of Bologna in the north east part of
Italy, and is also an important agricultural and industrial center.