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The term for tin-glazed earthenware made in Britain from the 16th century, named after the Dutch town of Delft. The main centres for delftware were London, Bristol, Liverpool, and Glasgow, but the factories went out of business with the introduction of creamware.

http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/ceramics/pages/subcategory.asp?subcat_id=711&subcat_name=London+factories Description and illustrations on Museum of London website.

Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design — History.

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