Definition of Chün in English:


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Pronunciation: /tʃuːn


[mass noun]
  • A type of thickly glazed, typically bluish or purplish grey stoneware originally made at Chün Chou in Honan province, China, during the Song dynasty.
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    • The key ingredient in Chün glaze is copper oxide fired in a reduction kiln.
    • The best early examples of Chün have fine-grained, light grey bodies with graceful shapes and delicate blue glazes.

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