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Welcome to the Kutani database - last update on 21 November 2020

This Kutani database contains
1906
different Ceramics
975
Potters or painters
2101
Seals & Marking
126
Kilns
166
Potter signatures
139
Trading shops
116
Calligraphy
167
Other producers
113
Boxes
46
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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