soft-paste porcelain


: a translucent ceramic ware fired at a low temperature that was produced in Europe during the 16th through 18th centuries in imitation of hard-paste porcelain
also : an article of soft-paste porcelain

Word History

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of soft-paste porcelain was in 1854

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Cite this Entry

“Soft-paste porcelain.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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