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Arita, A Town

Arita ware, a fine white porcelain, has been made by many potteries in the small town of Arita on Kyushu Island since about 1616, when Korean potters came to Arita and made porcelain from the white clay found in the area. When civil war in China in the 1640s disrupted trade, Dutch traders turned to […]
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