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    Glossary Term
    Hagi Ware - Glazed, high-fired ceramics made in the castle town of Hagi

    -Hagi Ware-
    (also "Hagi Yaki")

    English Definition:
    Glazed, high-fired ceramics made in the castle town of Hagi.

    Hagi Ware was first made in the late 1500s and is still made today. Hagi is renowned for tea ceremony wares. Early Hagi potters were Koreans who came or were brought to Japan around the time of the 1592 and 1597 invasions of Korea. Today there are over 100 Hagi potters.

    Note: "Hagi Ware" relates to the craft, Yakimono, Japanese ceramics.

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