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Bianco-sopra-bianco

Bianco-sopra-biancoStyle of decoration. Italian for 'white-on-white'. Term primarily used on Italian majolica wares denoting painting in opaque white over a grayish white ground, used at the Faenza potteries in the early 16th century. The term is also used to describe this technique on English mid to late 18th century Lambeth and Bristol tin-glazed delftware or pottery and on Chinese white porcelain decorated with a pattern primarily in white enamels.

See also: anhua and marseille

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