One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A kind of porcelain, frequently decorated with floral designs, produced at Coalport in Shropshire, England, from the late 18th century.
- ‘When Thomas Minton first set up business in 1793 it was to make unmarked ceramics in transfer patterns that are often mistaken for Spode, Coalport and Worcester.’
- ‘Dave started his own pottery and did freelance design work for names such as Wedgwood and Coalport.’
- ‘The Coalport Museum which houses the national collection of Coalport china conducts workshops both for adults and children as well as for school groups.’
- ‘Charles took a slurp of coffee from the delicate Coalport cup.’
- ‘Many of the porcelain ornaments, made by Lladro, Coalport and Royal Worcester, were also presents from family to mark celebrations.’
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