Seto ware

noun Se·to ware \ ˈsāˌtō- , ˈse- \
variants: or less commonly Seto

Definition of Seto ware

plural -s
: a Japanese ceramic ware traditionally produced since the 10th century comprising in its earlier period earthenwares often based on contemporaneous Chinese and Korean porcelains, later high-fired stonewares sometimes with notable brown, black, yellow, or celadon glazes, and from the end of the 18th century chiefly porcelain often decorated with underglaze blue

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Origin and Etymology of seto ware

from Seto, city in central Honshu, Japan, where it originated


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