worcester-china

Worcester china

noun
Trademark. a soft-paste porcelain containing very little clay or none at all, made at Worcester, England, since 1751.
Also called Royal Worcester, Worcester porcelain.


Origin:
1795–1805

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Worcester china or Worcester porcelain
 
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Sometimes shortened to: Worcester porcelain articles made in Worcester (England) from 1751 in a factory that became, in 1862, the Royal Worcester Porcelain Company
 
Worcester porcelain or Worcester porcelain
 
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