Definition of creamware in English:

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creamware

Pronunciation: /ˈkriːmwɛː/

noun

[mass noun]
Glazed earthenware pottery of a rich cream colour, developed by Josiah Wedgwood in about 1760.
Example sentences
  • Several objects have been attributed to him and have been cited as the earliest known examples of English refined white earthenware, or creamware.
  • In 1787 the count hired Pierre Cloostermans, a Flemish ceramic painter living in Paris, to continue making creamware and to develop a formula for hard-paste porcelain.
  • In contrast to tortoiseshell and color-glazed wares, the pale surface of creamware proved a perfect canvas for overglaze pictorial decoration, particularly on coffee- and teawares and hollowware forms such as tankards and jugs.

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