: a typically 19th century earthenware with background color spattered or dabbed (as with a sponge) and usually a freehand central design
Examples of spongeware in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebEnveloped in patterned cabbage-green wallpaper, old-world spongeware vases, and antique artwork, the new Sister Parish Design showroom and official New York office is brimming with hospitable delight.
Rachel Silva, ELLE Decor, 23 May 2022 This year’s decorating technique is inspired by enduring spongeware pottery, popular in our country for centuries.
Donna Erickson / Creative Parenting, Twin Cities, 12 Apr. 2017
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