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Arita 's first Kaolin deposit discovered by 17th century Korean potter Ri Sam Pei--captured during Japan's Korea invasion..and began the country's first production of porcelain ware. is still in limited use today...remembered in a porcelain statue near a shrine at the quarry.

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Arita 's first  Kaolin deposit discovered by 17th century  Korean potter Ri Sam Pei--captured during Japan's Korea invasion..and began the country's first production of porcelain ware.  is still in limited use today...remembered in a porcelain statue near a shrine at the  quarry.