Tunbridge ware

[ tuhn-brij ]

noun
  1. 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.

Origin of Tunbridge ware

1
First recorded in 1765–75

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