Meaning of Raphael ware in English:

Raphael ware

noun

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

Pronunciation

Raphael ware

/ˈrafeɪ(ə)l ˌwɛː/ /ˈrafʌɪɛl ˌwɛː/

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.