Definition of Chelsea ware in English:

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Chelsea ware

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃɛlsi/


[mass noun]
A type of soft-paste porcelain made at Chelsea in the 18th century.
Example sentences
  • The china was close in style to contemporary Chelsea ware and Bow ware, whose factories Derby absorbed in the 1770s.
  • Among the earliest specimens of Chelsea ware are the crawfish salts in the British Museum, which are undoubtedly the work of Sprimont.
  • Though the works were sold in 1769, and moved to Derby, the original Chelsea ware fetch high values.
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