Chün ware

noun
\ ˈjün-, ˈjᵫ̅n- \

Definition of Chün ware

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

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History and Etymology for Chün ware

from Chün Chon (Fangcheng), Honan province, China, where it was originally made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 5 Aug. 2021.

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