Seto ware

noun

Se·​to ware
ˈsāˌtō-,
ˈse-
variants or less commonly Seto
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

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Seto ware.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Seto%20ware. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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