Day: October 5, 2021

Kutani Ware: Japan’s Colorful Ceramic Style

In the world of Japanese ceramics, Japanese porcelain often sticks out as reigning supreme. The classic Imari ware combined white and blue to make beautiful pieces, popular around the world. However, Kutani ware is another signature Japanese style that stands out with its unique color combinations and interesting history. 

Imari Porcelain Ware: Japan’s Beautiful Ceramic Art

mari ware was one of the first types of Japanese ceramics to reach Europe. Contrary to the simple beauty of Raku ware, Imari ware was characterized by its cobalt blue and white designs and swirling red and gold Oriental patterns…