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Satsuma ware

or satsuma

a Japanese pottery from Kyushu, first produced in the early 17th century and after 1800 having a crackle glaze and overglaze polychrome enameling and gilding.
Origin of Satsuma ware
1870-75; named after Satsuma, Japan Unabridged
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  • Satsuma ware is also found in round, oval, or leaf-like plaques, on which are religious and other subjects.

    The Ceramic Art Jennie J. Young
  • The beautiful and soft buff color of the Satsuma ware is its first characteristic.

    The Ceramic Art Jennie J. Young
British Dictionary definitions for Satsuma ware

Satsuma ware

simple pottery made in Satsuma, Japan, from the late 16th century
ornamental glazed porcelain ware made in Satsuma, Japan, from the late 18th century
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