ting ware

noun
\ ˈtingˌ- \
variants: or Ting ware or ting or Ting or less commonly ting yao or Ting Yao \ -​ˈyau̇ \

Definition of ting ware

: a Chinese porcelain ware known since Sung times that is typically expertly potted, often decorated with engraved underglaze designs, and characteristically glazed with a milk-white to creamy white or less often an iron-red glaze

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History and Etymology for ting ware

Ting from Ting Chou, town southwest of Peking, China, where it was originally made; Ting yao from Ting + Chinese (Pekingese) yao2 pottery

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“Ting ware.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ting%20ware. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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