Satsuma ware


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Satsuma ware

n
1. (Ceramics) simple pottery made in Satsuma, Japan, from the late 16th century
2. (Ceramics) ornamental glazed porcelain ware made in Satsuma, Japan, from the late 18th century
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Indeed, until relatively recently real antique Satsuma ware was despised and largely ignored by purist Oriental ceramics collectors.
It may look like Satsuma Ware but you can peel away the history of these pots to reveal something different
THIS is Japanese Satsuma ware, decorated with immortals, circa 1920s, plus or minus 10 years.