Sevres ware

Sevres ware
Sevres ware S[`e]"vres ware` Porcelain manufactured at S[`e]vres, France, ecpecially in the national factory situated there. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sèvres — /se vrddeu/; Eng. /sev reuh, sev/, n. 1. a suburb of Paris in N France. 21,296. 2. Also, Sèvres ware. the porcelain made in this suburb since 1756. * * * ▪ France       town, southwestern residential suburb of Paris, Hauts de Seine département,… …   Universalium

  • SÈVRES —    (7), a French town on the Seine, 10½ m. SW. of Paris, celebrated for its fine porcelain ware (especially vases), the manufacture of which was established in 1755; has a school of mosaic work and museums for pottery ware of all ages and… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Sèvres — Sè•vres [[t]ˈsɛ vrə[/t]] n. 1) geg a suburb of Paris in N France. 21,296 2) cer Also, Sè′vres ware . the porcelain made in this suburb since 1756 …   From formal English to slang

  • Deux-Sèvres — This article is about the French départment. For type of faience, see Saint Porchaire ware. Deux Sèvres   Department   …   Wikipedia

  • Limoges ware — Porcelain, largely service ware, produced in Limoges, France, from the 18th century. Faience of undistinguished quality was produced there from 1736, but the manufacture of hard paste, or true, porcelain dates only from 1771. In 1784 the factory… …   Universalium

  • Paris ware — ▪ pottery       faience (tin glazed earthenware) and porcelain ware produced in the Paris region from the 16th century. The hard paste–porcelain industry in Paris owed its existence to a breach in the Sèvres porcelain monopoly after 1766. The… …   Universalium

  • Ding ware — Song Dynasty ding ware porcelain bottle with iron pigment under a transparent colorless glaze, 11th century. Ding ware (Chinese character: 定瓷; Wade Giles: Ting; Pinyin: Dìngcí) was produced in the prefecture of Dingzhou, starting from the end of… …   Wikipedia

  • Vincennes ware — Pottery made at Vincennes, France, from 1740 until 1756 (three years after it had become the royal manufactory), when the enterprise moved to Sèvres, near Versailles. Typical Vincennes pottery included biscuit (white, unglazed soft paste) figures …   Universalium

  • Parian ware — an English and American hardpaste porcelain ware introduced c1850, having a white, hard surface and used mainly for biscuit figures. [1890 95] * * * ▪ pottery       porcelain introduced about 1840 by the English firm of Copeland & Garrett, in… …   Universalium

  • Saint-Porchaire ware — is a type of pottery or ceramic; a refined white faience ware made for a restricted clientele from the 1520s to the 1540s. It is the earliest very high quality French pottery. Only seventy pieces of this ware survive, all of them well known… …   Wikipedia

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