bisque·​ware ˈbisk-ˌwer How to pronounce bisqueware (audio)
: biscuit ware
George Ohr produced bisque (unglazed) pottery throughout his career. … For his bisqueware, Ohr mixed clays of different natural colors into a subtle swirl or marbleized pattern.Antiques Roadshow Insider, 1 June 2011

Word History

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bisqueware was in 1840

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“Bisqueware.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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