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    Question china (Not China)

    Hello! How should I call these pots of china?

    If there are two pots. One is china; the other is made of iron. Can I call them china pot and iron pot respectively? Thanks!
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    Default Re: china (Not China)

    Yes.

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    Default Re: china (Not China)

    Quote Originally Posted by thedaffodils View Post
    Hello! How should I call these pots of china?

    If there are two pots. One is china; the other is made of iron. Can I call them china pot and iron pot respectively? Thanks!
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    If your question relates to the images, then the first looks like a form of stoneware [a type of pottery which is impermeable and partly vitrified but opaque], the second like glazed pottery [articles made of fired clay], and the third like unglazed pottery or terracotta.

    None are technically china, which is made from china clay and is a fine white or translucent ceramic material.

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    Default Re: china (Not China)

    Jlinger and Anglika,

    Thank you very much for your answers.

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    Default Re: china (Not China)

    Hi thedaffodils,

    With the help of the following link I would you have believe that Anglika is on the right track concerning her statement about the matter in question.

    china: Definition from Answers.com

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    Hi Vil,

    Thank you for your answer. I should have done the math by myself.

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