Hirado ware

Hi·​ra·​do ware | \ hə̇ˈrä(ˌ)dō- \

Definition of Hirado ware

: a Hizen porcelain characteristically decorated in underglaze blue with a design showing children playing under a fir tree

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History and Etymology for Hirado ware

from Hirado, town and island of Japan where such porcelain is manufactured

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“Hirado ware.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hirado%20ware. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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