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Imari ware

[ih-mahr-ee] /ɪˈmɑr i/
Japanese porcelain noted for its rich floral underglaze decoration in iron-red, blue, and gold, and later copied in China and Europe.
Origin of Imari ware
1900-05 after a locale in western Saga prefecture (Kyushu) which was the sole market selling this porcelain during the Edo period Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The contrast to the Imari ware, with its bold masses of blossoms and colours, is as great as it is with modern Kutani.

    Chats on Oriental China J. F. Blacker

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