Canton ware

noun
Can·​ton ware | \ ˈkan-ˌtän- How to pronounce Canton ware (audio) \

Definition of Canton ware

: ceramic ware exported from China especially during the 18th and 19th centuries by way of Canton (Guangzhou) and including blue-and-white and enameled porcelain and various ornamented stonewares

First Known Use of Canton ware

circa 1902, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Canton ware was circa 1902

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“Canton ware.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Canton%20ware. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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