Antique Japanese Porcelain Fine Art Antique Japanese Porcelain Fine Art

Porcelain

Japanese have seen themselves as pottery, not porcelain makers, and until clay suitable for making translucent porcelain was discovered pottery rained. Porcelains known as Hiradoware, Imari-yaki, Kutani, kakiemon ,and Nippon are the most famous. Porcelain is used on such pieces as Okimono, Kori, teaware. sake cups and bottles, dishes, vases, brouches, and wedding sets all created to celebrate traditional customs throughout the year.