noun[mass noun] (also Kutani ware)
A kind of richly decorated Japanese porcelain, especially that of the 17th century, or of a 19th-century red and gold style.
- The second part of the article about Japanese ceramics is about Arita, Kakiemon, Fukugawa, Kutani, Satsuma, Banko Earthenware and Satsuma pottery.
- Widely collected in the West in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Hirado porcelains were considered on a par with Hizen province porcelains such as Arita, Kaldemon, Kutani, and Nabeshima wares.
- Today, Kutani Ware maintains a prominent place in Japanese Tea Ceremony.
Late 19th century: from Kutani-mura, the name of a Japanese village in the former province of Kaga.
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