Chün ware

noun

ˈjün-,
ˈjᵫ̅n-
: a Chinese pottery that originated in the Sung period and has typically a porcelaneous stoneware body and a thick predominantly lavender flambé glaze

Word History

Etymology

from Chün Chon (Fangcheng), Honan province, China, where it was originally made

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“Chün ware.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ch%C3%BCn%20ware. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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