queen's ware

or queens·ware


a hard, cream-colored earthenware, perfected c1765 by Wedgwood.

Origin of queen's ware

First recorded in 1760–70
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Queen's ware

/ (ˈkwiːnzˌwɛə) /


a type of light white earthenware with a brilliant glaze developed from creamware by Josiah Wedgwood and named in honour of his patroness, Queen Charlotte
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