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 Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019