Whieldon ware

noun Whiel·don ware \ˈ(h)wēldən-\

Definition of Whieldon ware

  1. :  a fine English ceramic ware produced by Thomas Whieldon (1719–95) at his Staffordshire pottery and often characterized by marbleized and tortoiseshell effects

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Origin and Etymology of whieldon ware

after Thomas Whieldon †1795 English potter

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