Definition of Raphael ware in English:

Raphael ware

(also Raffaelle ware, Rafaello ware)

noun

Ceramics
rare
  • A type of 16th-cent. maiolica pottery with pictorial designs influenced by (and formerly attributed to) Raphael.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Horace Walpole (1717–1797), author, politician, and patron of the arts. From Raphael (also, especially formerly, Raffaelle), English form of the name of RaffaelloSanti, Italian painter + ware.

Pronunciation

Raphael ware

/ˈrafʌɪɛl ˌwɛː//ˈrafeɪ(ə)l ˌwɛː/