[sat-soo-muh, sat-suh-muh Japanese sah-tsoo-mah]
- a former province on S Kyushu, in SW Japan: famous for its porcelain ware.
- (lowercase) a kind of mandarin orange.
- 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
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Examples from the Web for satsuma
Much of the later pottery from Kyoto was made in imitation of Satsuma.
Here, too, Satsuma ware has in recent years been largely imitated.
In the older pieces the style of decoration is entirely different from the Satsuma.The Ceramic Art
Jennie J. Young
All the other daimis were tired of the arrogant conduct of Satsuma.A Diplomat in Japan
Ernest Mason Satow
They were arrested and banished to Devils Island on the shore of Satsuma.The N Plays of Japan
- a small citrus tree, Citrus nobilis var. unshiu, cultivated, esp in Japan, for its edible fruit
- the fruit of this tree, which has a loose rind and easily separable segments
C19: originally from the province of Satsuma, Japan
- a former province of SW Japan, on S Kyushu: famous for its porcelain
- simple pottery made in Satsuma, Japan, from the late 16th century
- ornamental glazed porcelain ware made in Satsuma, Japan, from the late 18th century