Seto ware

Se·​to ware | \ ˈsāˌtō-, ˈse- \
variants: or less commonly Seto
plural -s

Definition of Seto ware

: 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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History and Etymology for Seto ware

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

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“Seto ware.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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