kakiemon

noun, often capitalized
ka·​ki·​e·​mon | \ ˌkä-kē-ˈā-ˌmän How to pronounce kakiemon (audio) \

Definition of kakiemon

: a Japanese porcelain decorated with enamel

First Known Use of kakiemon

1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kakiemon

Sakaida Kakiemon flourished1650 Japanese potter

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The first known use of kakiemon was in 1890

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“Kakiemon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kakiemon. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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