Majolica Investigation

Due Mon. 3/2
Part I: Answer the following:
1. What is majolica?
2. Where did it come from and why is it found in so many countries around the world?
3. How do you pronounce Majolica?

For answers to these and other questions, please do some research on the Web. Here are some links that could be useful for you:

http://www.claylickcreek-pottery.com/history.html
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/tala/hd_tala.htm
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/maio/hd_maio.htm
http://www.designboom.com/history/tiles_history.html
http://ceramic-materials.com/cermat/education/207.html
http://www.majolicasociety.com/majolica_by_karmason.htm
http://www.moroccodesigns.com/moroccan-ceramics/moroccan-ceramics-index.htm

On your search for information, please find five examples of majolica from at least four different countries, and arrange them in a timeline on one to two pages. You need to be able to answer the following questions about each work:
1. What is it?
2. Where is it from?
3. When was it made?
4. How was it made?
5. What do you find particularly interesting or noteworthy about this particular work?
6. Cite the source of your information. That means the URL of the website!

You will be assessed on your timeliness, thoroughness and attention to detail.