What Are the Marks for Japanese Pottery?

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The marks on Japanese pottery can indicate the name of the factory, the potter, the decorator, the pattern or the customer. These marks can also be for the exporter, the importer or just to say 'Made in Japan', 'Japan', 'Nippon', 'Happiness' or 'Good luck' in any number of ways. Personal signatures by the artists involved are the most common marks.
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1. Turn the pottery piece over to view the maker’s mark. Marks may also be found on the side or the lip of the piece. Almost all Japanese pottery items bear an incision or mark
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There is no direct translation for the name "Mark" in Japanese. Thank you for asking ChaCha!
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