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Welcome to the Kutani database - last update on 15 July 2018

This Kutani database contains
1717
different Ceramics
835
Potters or painters
1880
Seals & Marking
93
Kilns
147
Potter signatures
138
Trading shops
76
Calligraphy
161
Other producers
100
Boxes
41
Calligraphists

Kutani ceramics have their origin in a small remote village in the mountains (Kutani means 9 valleys) of the Ishikawa Prefecture. The main city, Kanazawa, is one of the most famous castle towns in Japan. If Kutani ceramics are little known overseas, on the contrary they are very famous in Japan as they are really representative of the Japanese culture.

This kutani website is the largest Internet resource for information on Kutani ceramic. It includes the most comprehensive Kutani database. It stores more than 1000 kutani marks and photos of different pieces for reference. You may search also through hundred's of potter, kiln and producer's names in english and japanese. This site has the support of a large number of private collectors and dealers all over the world.

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