from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carved and painted work in imitation of Japan ware.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An old name for carved work, painted in party-colors, imported from the East Indies; “a kind of Indian painting and carving on wood, resembling Japan-work, only more gay,”


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