Where Did Blue and White Japanese Porcelain Come From?

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The Origins of Japanese Porcelain Japanese porcelain is one of the country‚Äôs oldest art forms, dating as far back as the Neolithic period. Blue and white Japanese porcelain is decorated by hand-stencilling or transfer-printing designs in blue cobalt oxide onto a plain white background before applying a glaze. Blue and white Japanese pottery is thought to have been influenced strongly by imports from the Middle East, and later on, China and Korea. As time progressed, Japanese potters developed a distinctive style of their own, which branched off further as various…read more