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  • The blue-glazed cupola is leaking again, and the crowd is getting wet.

    Exit the Actress

  • Crystal chandeliers, marble columns and velvet drapes dominate marble was, of course, flown in from Italy, the exquisite midnight blue-glazed tiles brought in from Shanghai and the best Arab craftsmen hired from the Middle East.

    2008 July 13 « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • 'Egwene returned to her unsteady chair and pushed her breakfast tray aside ... filled her teacup, setting it and the blue-glazed honeypot on the corner of the table.'

    Robert Jordan, Wheel of Time 7: A Crown of Swords (1994)

  • Some of the original blue-glazed tiles -- from which the building takes its name -- still hang on.

    New Delhi

  • This three-foot-tall ormolu clock was crafted in the 18th century with a gilded copper base and red - and blue-glazed panels decorated with a floral motif.

    High Art in Hong Kong

  • Twelve centuries later Nebuchadrezzar II (who is often called Nebuchadnezzar) turned his double-walled capital into a palatial showcase whose main entrance, the Ishtar Gate, was paved with blue-glazed ceramic tiles adorned with immense figures in relief: dragons representing the city's principal god Marduk, lions symbolizing Ishtar and bulls for Adad, the god of the sky.

    Britain pays tribute to American prints

  • Selucia resumed her place and slid a chipped cup in front of him, and a blue-glazed plate that held half a loaf of crusty bread, six varieties of pickled olives mounded up. and three sorts of cheese.

    Knife of Dreams

  • Then he laid his hands delicately upon his blue-glazed flask, on which a map of Egypt had been drawn.

    The War of the Crowns

  • Someone must have been awaiting orders of the sort, because Baroc was only gone moments before a slim, pretty young man with a single thin ring in each ear entered carrying a wooden tray that bore a square blue-glazed teapot with a golden handle and large blue cups of thick pottery.

    A Crown of Swords

  • The same happened to the sweeping blue-glazed roof of the big temple which had been used as a Ping-Pong hall.

    Wild Swans

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