lus·​ter·​ware | \ ˈlə-stər-ˌwer How to pronounce lusterware (audio) \

Definition of lusterware

: pottery with an iridescent metallic sheen in the glaze

Examples of lusterware in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On view in Gallery 116 on the ground floor of the museum’s 1916 building are more than a dozen examples of elaborate metalwork and luminous lusterware ceramics from Iran, dating from the 900s to the 1600s. Steven Litt, cleveland, "Cleveland Museum of Art collection shows what’s at risk if Trump orders attacks on Iranian cultural sites," 12 Jan. 2020 Now visitors see Mrs. Buek’s extensive collection of lusterware dishes and a dining room table set for dinner. John Hanc, New York Times, "Home Sweet Home," 16 Mar. 2016

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First Known Use of lusterware

1825, in the meaning defined above

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“Lusterware.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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