Mishima

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Mishima pottery is named either after the Japanese Island of Mishima, where the original pottery was transported from Korea, or after a radiating character of almanacs made in Mishima, Japan.

Proper noun[edit]

Mishima (uncountable)

  1. A slip inlay style of ceramic pottery adopted from Korea, probably in the 16th century.

References[edit]

  • Krueger, Dennis (December 1982). "Why On Earth Do They Call It Throwing?" Studio Potter Vol. 11, Number 1.[1] (etymology)