|Earliest decoration of porcelain was blue & white, hand painted in under glaze blue.
This method is sometsuke in Japanese. Iroe also known as akae, is a colored
porcelain. Both are decorated in over glazed colors. Nishiki-de means a style of a
nishiki weaving which has multi color decoration with gold. When a porcelain has
both under glaze blue and over glaze multi colors, this can be called as some-nishiki,
a combination of two layers.
|Decoration Colors & Methods
A resist method of blue color design
outlined by sumi ink which remains in white
|Hand Painted Decoration
1780 - 1820 No.226