Satsuma ware
Satsuma ware Sat"su*ma ware" (? or ?). (Fine Arts) A kind of ornamental hard-glazed pottery made at Satsuma in Kiushu, one of the Japanese islands. [1913 Webster]

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  • Satsuma ware — (薩摩焼 satsuma yaki ) is a type of Japanese earthenware pottery. It originated in the late 16th century, during the Azuchi Momoyama period, and is still produced today. Although the term can be used to describe a variety of types of pottery, the… …   Wikipedia

  • satsuma ware — noun see satsuma 1 * * * a Japanese pottery from Kyushu, first produced in the early 17th century and after 1800 having a crackle glaze and overglaze polychrome enameling and gilding. Also, satsuma. [1870 75; named after SATSUMA, Japan] * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Satsuma ware — a Japanese pottery from Kyushu, first produced in the early 17th century and after 1800 having a crackle glaze and overglaze polychrome enameling and gilding. Also, satsuma. [1870 75; named after SATSUMA, Japan] * * * …   Universalium

  • Satsuma — may refer to: * Mikan, a citrus fruit known in English as the satsuma or satsuma mandarin In Japan* Satsuma, Kagoshima, a Japanese town * Satsuma District, Kagoshima, a district in Kagoshima Prefecture * Satsuma Province, a former province which… …   Wikipedia

  • satsuma — [sat su:mə] noun 1》 a tangerine of a hardy loose skinned variety, originally grown in Japan. 2》 also satsʊmə, sjʊ (Satsuma or Satsuma ware) Japanese pottery, often elaborately painted, with a crackled cream coloured glaze. Origin C19: named after …   English new terms dictionary

  • satsuma — n. 1 also a variety of tangerine orig. grown in Japan. 2 (Satsuma) (in full Satsuma ware) cream coloured Japanese pottery. Etymology: Satsuma a province in Japan …   Useful english dictionary

  • Satsuma — /sat sooh meuh, sat seuh meuh/ Japn. /sah tsoo mah /, n. 1. a former province on S Kyushu, in SW Japan: famous for its porcelain ware. 2. (l.c.) a kind of mandarin orange. * * * Japanese feudal domain (han) in southern Kyushu noted for its role… …   Universalium

  • Satsuma — Sat•su•ma [[t]sætˈsu mə, ˈsæt sə mə[/t]] n. geg a former province on S Kyushu, in SW Japan: famous for its porcelain ware …   From formal English to slang

  • Satsuma — /sætˈsumə/ (say sat soohmuh) noun a former province in south western Japan, on Kyushu island; famous for its highly decorated porcelain ware from the late 18th century …   Australian English dictionary

  • Raku ware — Ra ku ware (r[aum] k[=oo] w[^a]r ). A kind of earthenware made in Japan, resembling Satsuma ware, but having a paler color. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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