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Dragonware (Jp.)

Dragonware is a term used to describe Japanese porcelain items with a raised or moulded decoration mostly depicting an oriental dragon.

Porcelain of this type dates from the end of the 19th century until the mid 20th century over which time styles and materials changed dramatically. Many dragonware pieces are created with a cake frosting type of decoration called "Moriage" in which a slip clay has been applied for a three-dimensional effect.

See also Moriage

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