Definition of Kakiemon in English:

Kakiemon

Line breaks: Ka|kie¦mon
Pronunciation: /kəˈkiːəmɒn/

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adjective

[attributive]
  • Relating to a style of Japanese porcelain with sparse asymmetrical designs on a white ground, developed in the early 17th century.

Origin

named after Sakaida Kakiemon (1596–1666), the first Japanese potter to work in this style.

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