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Postby tōkai devotee » Mon 12.31.2007 12:40 am

I received some Arita (有田)pottery for a Christmas present and I did a bit of a google search and found out the history of it. And I'm wondering if it's classy? - I mean is it high-class, expensive stuff, or mass-produced cheap stuff?
Whatever it is it looks nice!
But I'd like to know a bit more about it. If anyone knows, please reply!
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Postby AJBryant » Tue 01.01.2008 3:16 am

Without seeing the bloody thing, how the heck can we tell? It's like "Toledo steel" or "Waterford glasses" -- some were incredibly ritzy and expensive, while others were mass-produced to trade on the name.

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Postby two_heads_talking » Wed 01.02.2008 12:09 pm

This is a case where context means... PICTURES.. without those, as Tony so bluntly put it, we are no good to you.
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