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  • n. Japanese porcelain wares (made in the town of Arita and exported from the port of Imari, particularly around the 17th century)

Etymologies

From Japanese 伊万里 (imari). (Wiktionary)

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  • Japanese porcelain made at the Arita kilns in Hizen province. Among the Arita porcelains are white glazed wares, pale gray-blue or gray-green glazed wares known as celadons, black wares, and blue-and-white wares with underglaze painting, as well as overglaze enamels.

    June 10, 2007