Kwangtung ware

Kwang·​tung ware | \ ˈgwäŋ¦du̇ŋ-, ˈkw-, -¦tu̇ŋ- \

Definition of Kwangtung ware

: a Chinese porcelanous stoneware that possibly originated in Sung times varying from almost white to dark brown or red and usually having a variegated glaze

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History and Etymology for Kwangtung ware

from Kwangtung, province in southeast China

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“Kwangtung ware.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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