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Sangokumeishouzue Naesirogawajikiseizounozu, White Satsuma Ware

1843

Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory

Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory

Unlike Aritaware, precious white clay used for making white Satsuma ware can only be found in certain places of Kagoshima. As a result, white Satsuma wares were treasured by the feudal clan and used as official items. In time the potters would achieve the technique to create tiny cracks covering the warm-ivory-coloured surface.

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  • Title: Sangokumeishouzue Naesirogawajikiseizounozu, White Satsuma Ware
  • Date Created: 1843
  • Subject Keywords: Kagoshima
  • Type: Ceramic

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