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stone china

noun
1.
hard earthenware containing china stone.
Origin of stone china
1815-1825
1815-25
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  • Besides the common grades of earthen-ware, stone china and semi-porcelain are made and decorated.

    The Ceramic Art Jennie J. Young
  • In early nineteenth-century days a class of ware, such as that of Mason, is stamped "ironstone china" or "stone china."

    Chats on Old Earthenware Arthur Hayden
  • The Baldwin apples were all eaten now, and the stone china was disappearing from the long table in detachments.

    A Singular Life Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
  • His stone china is well potted and carefully painted, and in design he was not loth to follow Mason of whom we shall speak later.

    Chats on Old Earthenware Arthur Hayden
  • The staple product of the factory is stone china, which is largely sought in biscuit by decorators.

    The Ceramic Art Jennie J. Young
  • His eye wandered up the cold length of the long table decorated with stone china.

    A Singular Life Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

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