Literature: Porcelain


Hirado: Prince of Porcelains by Louis Lawrence

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  • Description: Hirado ware, or also known as Mikawachi ware, is a very notable type of porcelain. It is ceramic fired in the Kyushu, Nagasaki area. Originally, Hirado ware was created for the Imperial Court and Shogun Family of Japan, however now it is also created for commercial use. It is known for its highly detailed handiwork. 
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