Definition of anagama
- They can differ in size and shape, but all anagamas depend on the intimate interaction of the clay with the flames and ash from a slow-burning wood fire.
- —Patricia Malarcher, New York Times, 14 June 1981
- Licked and scorched by wood flame, glazed and encrusted with wood ash, anagama ware contrasts sharply with ware produced in tamer environments like that in an electric kiln.
- —Barry Lopez, Harper’s Magazine, January 1998
- … a 5th century-style Japanese Anagama kiln.
- —Christine Sobek, Chicago Daily Herald, 24 Feb. 2010