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[koo-tah-nee] /kuˈtɑ ni/
Japanese porcelain made in Kaga province in the late 17th century, often with both underglaze and overglaze enamel decoration; imitated in the 19th century.
Origin of Kutani
after Kutani, a town in Ishikawa prefecture where it was made Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Its manufacture dates from the close of the 17th century, when the feudal chief of Kaga took the industry Kutani.

  • The contrast to the Imari ware, with its bold masses of blossoms and colours, is as great as it is with modern Kutani.

    Chats on Oriental China J. F. Blacker
  • What tests should be applied to find out whether the specimen submitted is old Kutani or not?

    Chats on Oriental China J. F. Blacker
  • By slightly raising the value of the class we bring in the Kutani, the Nutkan and the Chinuk.

    Opuscula Robert Gordon Latham
  • From this it will be seen that the Kutani mark appears on porcelain varying in composition.

    Chats on Oriental China J. F. Blacker

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