Meaning of Tunbridge ware

Tun'bridge ware"

Pronunciation: (tun'brij"), [key]
  1. decorative wooden ware, including tables, trays, boxes, and ornamental objects, produced esp. in the late 17th and 18th centuries in Tunbridge Wells, England, with mosaiclike marquetry sawed from square-sectioned wooden rods of different natural colors.
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