Definition of fine ware in English:

fine ware


  • Any of various kinds of high-quality pottery having a fine texture and relatively thin walls (sometimes contrasted with coarse ware); specifically (Archaeology) a type of fine, often decorated pottery typically used for tableware or personal items.


Early 19th century; earliest use found in Walter Davies (1761–1849), antiquary and poet. From fine + ware.


fine ware

/ˈfʌɪn wɛː/