Banko ware

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Banko ware Okame female figurine, Edo period, 19th century

Banko ware (萬古焼, Banko-yaki) is a type of Japanese pottery (Stoneware) traditionally from Yokkaichi, Mie. It is therefore also known as Yokkaichi-Banko ware.[1]

It is believed to have originated in the 18th century.[2]

Most products are teacups, teapots, flower vases, and sake vessels.

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