Cloisonn'e

Cloisonn'e
Cloisonn'e Cloi`son*n['e], a. [F., partitioned, fr. cloison a partition.] Inlaid between partitions: -- said of enamel when the lines which divide the different patches of fields are composed of a kind of metal wire secured to the ground; as distinguished from {champlev['e]} enamel, in which the ground is engraved or scooped out to receive the enamel. --S. Wells Williams. [1913 Webster]

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  • Shippo — Ship*po , n. [Jap. shipp[=o] seven precious things; Chin. ts ih seven + pao gem.] (Japanese Art) Cloisonn[ e] enamel on a background of metal or porcelain; also called {shippo yaki}. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shippo yaki — Shippo Ship*po , n. [Jap. shipp[=o] seven precious things; Chin. ts ih seven + pao gem.] (Japanese Art) Cloisonn[ e] enamel on a background of metal or porcelain; also called {shippo yaki}. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cloisonne — Cloisonné Plat en cloisonné de la dynastie Qing Le cloisonné est une technique de fabrication de bijoux, vases et autres objets de décoration en émail. Les objets produits par cette technique sont également appelés cloisonné. Présentation Il s… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • enamel — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. lacquer, coating, finish, polish, gloss, glossy surface, top coat, japan, varnish, shellac, paint, glaze, veneer, lead glaze, cloisonn?, plique ? jour, champlev?. v. Syn. lacquer, glaze, gloss, japan, paint, veneer, coat,… …   English dictionary for students

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