- a hard, cream-colored earthenware, perfected c1765 by Wedgwood.
Origin of queen's ware
First recorded in 1760–70
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Put them into broad stone or queensware pots, and tie them up with brandy-paper.Domestic French Cookery, 4th ed.
The sales of Queensware, less reliably taken, reach two hundred and sixty-five thousand (265,000) dollars.
- 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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