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queen's ware

or queens·ware

  1. a hard, cream-colored earthenware, perfected c1765 by Wedgwood.
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Origin of queen's ware

First recorded in 1760–70
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Historical Examples of queensware

  • Put them into broad stone or queensware pots, and tie them up with brandy-paper.

    Domestic French Cookery, 4th ed.

    Sulpice Baru

  • The sales of Queensware, less reliably taken, reach two hundred and sixty-five thousand (265,000) dollars.

British Dictionary definitions for queensware


Queen's ware

  1. 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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