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Decoration or a second glaze applied to glazed ceramic ware.as modifier ‘overglaze enamel’
- ‘Practically invisible or blatantly obvious, these so-called slipups made centuries ago survive today beneath vitrified coats of clear overglaze and provide snapshots of the innovative and ingenious decorative techniques employed.’
- ‘In graffito pottery the design was produced by scratching though the overglaze.’
- ‘This brilliant, almost emerald green is actually a two-part paint system that consists of a basecoat covered with a semitransparent overglaze.’
- ‘The designs are put on either with an underglaze, a sort of drawing technique, or overglaze, which is more like montage.’
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