Tunbridge ware

[ tuhn-brij ]
/ ˈtʌnˌbrɪdʒ /

noun

decorative wooden ware, including tables, trays, boxes, and ornamental objects, produced especially in the late 17th and 18th centuries in Tunbridge Wells, England, with mosaiclike marquetry sawed from square-sectioned wooden rods of different natural colors.

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Origin of Tunbridge ware

First recorded in 1765–75

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