- Japanese porcelain made in Kaga province in the late 17th century, often with both underglaze and overglaze enamel decoration; imitated in the 19th century.
Origin of Kutani
after Kutani, a town in Ishikawa prefecture where it was made
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What tests should be applied to find out whether the specimen submitted is old Kutani or not?
The contrast to the Imari ware, with its bold masses of blossoms and colours, is as great as it is with modern Kutani.
Its manufacture dates from the close of the 17th century, when the feudal chief of Kaga took the industry Kutani.
By slightly raising the value of the class we bring in the Kutani, the Nutkan and the Chinuk.Opuscula
Robert Gordon Latham
From this it will be seen that the Kutani mark appears on porcelain varying in composition.