There was another group of men, differing from both, namely, the partisans of the real father of the Prince of Satsuma.
Here, too, Satsuma ware has in recent years been largely imitated.
But again the government heeded not, its attention at the time being fully occupied with the suppression of the Satsuma Rebellion.
In the older pieces the style of decoration is entirely different from the Satsuma.
The principal factories of the second class are Awata, Satsuma, and the recent imitations of the latter at Ôta and elsewhere.
All the other daimis were tired of the arrogant conduct of Satsuma.
Munéoki, the true partisan, proposed to rejoin Hidéyori in Satsuma.
Satsuma and Chosiu being so disposed, all others had to follow their examples.
In the states of Choshu and Satsuma there are higher schools supported by funds given by former feudal lords of those states.
The Prince of Satsuma, whom I have just spoken of, died somewhere about 1860.